seepage

[ see-pij ]
/ ˈsi pɪdʒ /

noun

the act or process of seeping; leakage.
something that seeps or leaks out.
a quantity that has seeped out.

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Origin of seepage

First recorded in 1815–25; seep + -age
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British Dictionary definitions for seepage

seepage
/ (ˈsiːpɪdʒ) /

noun

the act or process of seeping
liquid or moisture that has seeped
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