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noun as in leakage

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Where the natural replenishment timescale would be on the order of millennia, agricultural seepage has partially refilled some aquifers with newer—too often polluted—water.

Environmental advocates say preventing such seepage is crucial for the United States to meet its climate goals.

Boots like classic Uggs or ones with a poorly constructed tongue not directly attached to the shoe’s sides are prone to leaks and water seepage.

A much larger gravel lot across the street also exhibits multiple sites of seepage, as if pixelating from below with black matter.

The seepage of Republican debranding has been from the right edge of the party.

The walls were covered with mildew from the recent rains and the floor damp with seepage water.

They said that what little seepage there would be would not hurt anything; the dam answered by showing no seepage at all.

This state of affairs occurs also on sloping uplands which are kept wet by spring water or by seepage water from higher lands.

In solitary the day was an ooze, a slimy seepage of light from the bright outer world.

Rivulets of seepage and surface water trickled in the most unexpected places as though from snow recently melted.

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On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to seepage, such as: drainage, infiltration, discharge, flow, and percolation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.