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soakage

[soh-kij] /ˈsoʊ kɪdʒ/
noun
1.
the act of soaking.
2.
liquid that has seeped out or been absorbed.
Origin
1760-1770
1760-70; soak + -age
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  • Each spritz is pretty light, but the rapid fire provides adequate soakage.
  • The soakage pit is filled with gravel and located two meters from the latrine pit.
  • The clear liquid was pumped to a soakage pit for disposal to the groundwater.
British Dictionary definitions for soakage

soakage

/ˈsəʊkɪdʒ/
noun
1.
the process or a period in which a permeable substance is soaked in a liquid
2.
liquid that has been soaked up or has seeped out
3.
(Austral) Also called soak. a small pool of water or swampy patch
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