1The slow escape of a liquid or gas through porous material or small holes: the National Rivers Authority was called on to prevent further seepage
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- It consists of mineral salts from the soil or from the concrete itself and is the result of slow moisture seepage through the pavement.
- The agency had warned that unless seepage through flood walls was prevented, emergency sandbagging would be needed during flood events.
- What we want to do is to trap the water by putting borders of rock to slow down the water flow and encourage seepage.