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seep

verb [I + adv/prep] uk   /siːp/ us  
to move or spread slowly out of a hole or through something: Pesticides are seeping out of farmland and into the water supply. figurative Given the intense secrecy of the arms business, information only seeps out in company literature.
seepage
noun [U or C] uk   /ˈsiː.pɪdʒ/ us  
Oil spills and seepage from refineries are common.
Translations of “seep”
in Spanish filtrar…
in French filtrer…
in German (ver)sickern…
in Chinese (Traditional) 滲出, 滲漏…
in Chinese (Simplified) 渗出, 渗漏…
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