Definition of soakage
1 : liquid that soaks through or out; also : the amount gained by absorption or lost by seepage an analysis of the well water reveals no soakage from the cesspool
2 : the act or process of soaking : the state of being soaked increase the soakage of rain into the geological layers which store water — Sydney (Australia) Bulletin white oak … is impervious to soakage through the pores — F. P. Hankerson
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