seepage

[ US /ˈsipɪdʒ/ ]
[ UK /sˈiːpɪd‍ʒ/ ]
NOUN
  1. the process of seeping
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How To Use seepage In A Sentence

  • Icy patches will occur in areas of seepage, otherwise no problems expected.
  • The FAA, on other hand, said composites may be prone to chemical changes, delamination of internal layers and seepage of water or other fluids inside the structure, potentially causing damage as a result of freeing and melting. FAA Sets Mandatory Retirement Dates for Jets
  • This is actually not at all self-evident: for a long time, scientists have been trying to figure out whether the valleys on Mars were formed by groundwater seepage and headward erosion, or by surface runoff caused by rainfall or snowmelt", said Hauber. Universe Today
  • In mid-October minor seepage was still being reported at Bohai Bay's Jinzhou 9-3 West oil field, where one of Cnooc's subsidiaries is the operator, following leaks earlier this year at a Bohai Bay platform owned by Cnooc and operated by ConocoPhillips . Cnooc Taps Li Fanrong as CEO
  • Water losses are through evaporation to the atmosphere and minimal leakage or seepage.
  • Our present interest is in the wet fields of the farm, -- the cold, wet soil of an entire field, the swale lying between areas of well-drained land, the side of a field kept wet by seepage from higher land, -- and here the right solution of the troubling problem lies in underdrainage. Crops and Methods for Soil Improvement
  • Direct chopping and ensiling this wet corn can cause heavy seepage and a sour silage.
  • Deterioration at initially small seepage sites can be aggravated by particular circumstances, notably the presence of gypsiferous soils behind the lining or the activity of crabs. Chapter 13
  • Charcoal making was probably thirsty work: little streams run down the woods from springs and seepages.
  • Fluid seepage has been found to associate with many types of geologic hazards.
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