soakage

noun
soak·​age | \ -kij, -kēj \
plural -s

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 waterSydney (Australia) Bulletin white oak … is impervious to soakage through the pores— F. P. Hankerson

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“Soakage.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/soakage. Accessed 22 January 2020.

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