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
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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.
The use of cloud-penetrating radar data in offshore basins to detect and isolate slicks emanating from sea floor seepage of oil and wet gas is now seen as an important pre-requisite to screening basins prior to far more extensive exploration.
KARACHI -- Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has directed all the divisional commissioners to ensure implementation of complete ban on rice cultivation on perennial canals so that the area could be saved from water-logging, salinity and seepage. This he said on Monday while presiding over a high-level meeting here at CM House.
The eels could destroy farm levees, reducing the supply of irrigation water due to seepage.
On the occasion, representatives of the affected people, Mir Dad Sher and Ajmal Khan Afridi, said the dam had been constructed over five decades ago, which had affected 40,800 acres of fertile land, but the successive governments had not bothered to control the seepage to protect rest of the villages.
Experts in the field of water resources have come to the conclusion that 45 per cent water losses occur in water channels and if the seepage in the channels, particularly in watercourses with the most seepage, is plugged out by lining them, a huge quantity of water can be saved and utilized for growing more crops for food.
Fluid-Solid Coupling Model of Granular Seepage Instability in the Fault-Filling Structure
After coal seam mining, the stress field and seepage field of floor strata change and form a floor mining failure zone.
Due to mining disturbance, internal pores and fractures of rocks develop and expand, leading to changes in the stress field and the seepage field inside themselves and their adjacent rocks, subsequently, evident alteration of the network of cracks in the confined rocks and the porous structure of the broken rocks, and finally, the formation of water seepage passages.
The flow of the seepage accordingly can be considered as a steady confined flow [1].
Pointing to the policy language, it stated that the use of "seepage" and "leakage" in the same phrase as "condensation, humidity, moisture or vapor" supported his position.