Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The act or process of seeping.
  • noun A quantity of something that has seeped.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Percolation; oozing fluid or moisture; also, the amount of a fluid that percolates: as, the seepage is great.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act or process of seeping; percolation.
  • noun a fluid that seeps out of a container.
  • noun Scot. & U. S. Water that seeped or oozed through a porous soil.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun the process by which a liquid leaks through a porous substance; the process of seeping
  • noun water that seeped or oozed through a porous soil

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the process of seeping

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Examples

  • This is why the La Brea tar pits exist and have existed since prehistoric times – the tar is seepage from a vast subduction zone.

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  • Any mercury underground at Pozos must have arrived there through seepage from the surface, or inadvertant transport on descending miners ...

    Pozos - Guanajuato

  • Any mercury underground at Pozos must have arrived there through seepage from the surface, or inadvertant transport on descending miners ...

    Pozos - Guanajuato

  • Any mercury underground at Pozos must have arrived there through seepage from the surface, or inadvertant transport on descending miners ...

    Pozos - Guanajuato

  • Any mercury underground at Pozos must have arrived there through seepage from the surface, or inadvertant transport on descending miners ...

    Pozos - Guanajuato

  • Any mercury underground at Pozos must have arrived there through seepage from the surface, or inadvertant transport on descending miners ...

    Pozos - Guanajuato

  • Any mercury underground at Pozos must have arrived there through seepage from the surface, or inadvertant transport on descending miners ...

    Pozos - Guanajuato

  • Any mercury underground at Pozos must have arrived there through seepage from the surface, or inadvertant transport on descending miners ...

    Pozos - Guanajuato

  • Any mercury underground at Pozos must have arrived there through seepage from the surface, or inadvertant transport on descending miners ...

    Pozos - Guanajuato

  • Any mercury underground at Pozos must have arrived there through seepage from the surface, or inadvertant transport on descending miners ...

    Pozos - Guanajuato

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