Definición de seepage en inglés

seepage

Pronunciación /ˈsēpij/ /ˈsipɪdʒ/

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  • 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’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Heavy soils are needed to prevent seepage from earthen structures.’
    • ‘Holding ponds must be sealed to prevent seepage into ground water.’
    • ‘Joints are sealed with ultraclear silicone to prevent water seepage.’
    • ‘To prevent seepage, you can apply weather stripping around the door or install a fire-rated door.’
    • ‘If ice forms at the roof edge or at the gutter, this shield can prevent seepage back into the framing.’
    • ‘Water losses are through evaporation to the atmosphere and minimal leakage or seepage.’
    • ‘Are there signs of leaks or seepage in the basement?’
    • ‘Fix leaks and seepage that you find as soon as possible.’
    • ‘Install plastic sheeting (vapor barrier) under carpeting to prevent moisture seepage.’
    • ‘In cases of excessive water seepage, a second coat may be needed.’
    • ‘There are flood advisories for areas in the province and warnings about water seepage into basements.’
    • ‘Heavy soils are needed to prevent seepage from earthen structures.’
    • ‘However, a spokesperson for the hospital's oncology unit said no seepage occurred.’
    • ‘When the river is in flood seepage is occurring at several locations.’
    • ‘If the coating is too thin, it will not stop moisture seepage.’
    • ‘To help prevent leaks, moisture seepage and decay problems, check your roof for weak areas.’
    • ‘Fluid seepage has been found to associate with many types of geologic hazards.’
    oozing, seeping, trickle, trickling, drip, dribble, flow, issuance, discharge, excretion, escape, leak, leakage, drainage, bleeding, sweating, welling, leaching, filtration, percolation, secretion
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    1. 1.1The quantity of liquid or gas that seeps out.