seepage pit

a pit that is lined with a porous, mortarless masonry wall in which effluent from a septic tank is collected for gradual seepage into the ground, sometimes used as a substitute for a drainfield. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To seepage pit
Previous Definition: seepage
Next Definition: seepage-pit
Words Near: seepage pit
More from
Synonyms and Antonyms for seepage pit
More from
Search for articles containing seepage pit
More from Translator Word FAQs presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Example sentences
The effective seepage pit sidewall absorption area comprises only soils with a percolation rate of one to sixty minutes per inch.
Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature