When water or any other liquid moves slowly from one area to another, use the word "seep" to talk about the situation.
- We have water seeping into our basement.
- Water is seeping through a crack in the wall.
- Water may seep into a tent overnight, depending on the weather conditions.
- There’s a little bit of seepage of oil coming from the engine.
- The engine is seeping oil.
- This wet area shows that something is seeping through the cap.
- Some sort of liquid seeped out of a bag and onto the floor.
- Water seeping from a pipe indicates there is a leak.
- Blood slowly seeped into the cloth bandage area of the band aid which helped stop the bleeding.
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March 19, 2018