seepage


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seep·age

 (sē′pĭj)
n.
1. The act or process of seeping.
2. A quantity of something that has seeped.

seepage

(ˈsiːpɪdʒ)
n
1. the act or process of seeping
2. liquid or moisture that has seeped

seep•age

(ˈsi pɪdʒ)

n.
1. the act or process of seeping.
2. something that seeps.
3. a quantity that has seeped out.
[1815–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.seepage - the process of seepingseepage - the process of seeping    
flow, flowing - the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)
exudation, transudation - the process of exuding; the slow escape of liquids from blood vessels through pores or breaks in the cell membranes

seepage

noun leakage, leak, oozing, percolation, exudation The industry's chemical seepage has caused untold damage.
Translations
průsak

seepage

[ˈsiːpɪdʒ] Nfiltración f

seepage

[ˈsiːpɪdʒ] ninfiltrations fpl

seepage

n (out of sth) → Aussickern nt; (through sth) → Durchsickern nt; (into sth) → Hineinsickern nt; there is an excessive amount of seepage (out of sth) → es läuft zu viel aus; (into sth) → es dringt zu viel ein; (Comm) → die Leckage ist zu groß

seepage

[ˈsiːpɪdʒ] ninfiltrazione f

seepage

n. filtración.
References in classic literature ?
The shallow wells that caught the surface seepage of the rain were filled with salt.
a groundwater interceptor drain should be constructed behind the downstream retaining wall to reduce both seepage flows and exit gradients at the weepholes; and
Cort, an attorney who has bought and sold numerous San Francisco properties over the years, says the wall had to be sealed in order to protect it from water seepage.
No one looks forward to pumping water out of trenches after a rain or just from groundwater seepage.
The characteristics required of a computer program to model where, and how much, saline seepage will occur, and the effects that various revegetation treatments will have on these parameters, are determined by the mechanisms that control seepage which have been discussed above.
TOBA TEK SINGH -- Farmers of Pirmahal areas where seepage and water logging from Trimmu-Sidhnai link canal has affected their farmlands, have accused the irrigation department of the violation of a court order under which the department was barred from constructing drains in their villages along the canal.
Later, Mr Law was given a demonstration on water seepage investigation.
Constant or repeated seepage or leakage of water or the presence or condensation of humidity, moisture or vapor, over a period of weeks, months or years unless such seepage or leakage of water or the presence or condensation of humidity, moisture or vapor and the resulting damage is unknown to all "insured" and is hidden within the walls or ceilings or beneath the floors or above the ceilings of a structure.
Pumps with dynamic seals rely on seepage of the pumped liquid for seal lubrication.
During the construction and running period of earth-rock dams, safety problems such as seepage [2], cracks [3], and landslide [4] may happen.
Faucher said he could not recall any lime-green colouring in the runoff, but said the water was not clear, and it was not uncommon for the nearby slag piles to look rust-coloured from the seepage.
FAISALABAD -- Taking serious notice after seepage and leakage of canal water in Jhall Khannuana underpass project, the District Coordination Officer (DCO) Noorul Amin Mengal has closed the flyover for all kinds of vehicular traffic for 10 days.