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synonyms for seepage

  • drainage
  • infiltration
  • discharge
  • flow
  • percolation
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How to use seepage in a sentence

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.
WHAT IT’S LIKE TO DRINK WATER THAT’S 15,000 YEARS OLDGRUNES ET AL./THE CONVERSATIONOCTOBER 10, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Environmental advocates say preventing such seepage is crucial for the United States to meet its climate goals.
CONGRESSIONAL DEMOCRATS AIM TO REINSTATE RULES ON METHANE GAS EMISSIONS FROM OIL AND GAS WORKSDINO GRANDONIMARCH 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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.
BEST SNOW BOOTS: TRUDGE CONFIDENTLY THROUGH SNOWFALLPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMFEBRUARY 17, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The walls were covered with mildew from the recent rains and the floor damp with seepage water.
A WOMAN'S PART IN A REVOLUTIONNATALIE HARRIS HAMMOND
They said that what little seepage there would be would not hurt anything; the dam answered by showing no seepage at all.
THE PANAMA CANALFREDERIC JENNINGS HASKIN
This state of affairs occurs also on sloping uplands which are kept wet by spring water or by seepage water from higher lands.
THE FIRST BOOK OF FARMINGCHARLES L. GOODRICH
In solitary the day was an ooze, a slimy seepage of light from the bright outer world.
THE JACKET (THE STAR-ROVER)JACK LONDON
Rivulets of seepage and surface water trickled in the most unexpected places as though from snow recently melted.
THE RULES OF THE GAMESTEWART EDWARD WHITE
This red that is marked on 388 on the base of the skull, is that seepage or what?
WARREN COMMISSION (2 OF 26): HEARINGS VOL. II (OF 15)THE PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY
Obediently the boy led the black to the sunken barrel catching seepage from the barrel under the drip.
THE TREASURE TRAILMARAH ELLIS RYAN
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WORDS RELATED TO SEEPAGE

  • elimination
  • emission
  • emptying
  • excretion
  • exudation
  • flow
  • ooze
  • pus
  • secretion
  • seepage
  • shower
  • suppuration
  • vent
  • voiding
  • diffusion
  • entrance
  • forcing
  • infiltration
  • ingress
  • insertion
  • invasion
  • osmosis
  • perforation
  • piercing
  • seepage
  • stabbing
  • thrusting
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