Seepage

Science / Geology / Seepage: The slow movement of water through the pore spaces of a solid material. This term is also applied to a loss of water by infiltration through the bottom of a stream, canal, irrigation ditch, reservoir or other body of water.

Percolation

Business / Agriculture / Percolation: The movement of water downward and radially through subsurface soil layers, usually continuing downward to groundwater. The rate at which soils permit percolation is a measure of the vulnerability of MORE

Nb

Entertainment / Literature / Nb: Gallnuts aren't actually nuts. They are swellings that form in the bark of an oak tree after it has been stung by an insect laying its eggs. The black seepage from this swellings forms the primary ing MORE

Flashing

Business / Construction / Flashing: Sheet metal or other material used in roof and wall construction to protect a building from water seepage. MORE

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