Seepage-pit



noun
1.
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.

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    verb (used without object) 1. to pass, flow, or ooze gradually through a porous substance: Water seeps through cracks in the wall. 2. (of ideas, methods, etc.) to enter or be introduced at a slow pace: The new ideas finally seeped down to the lower echelons. 3. to become diffused; permeate: Fog seeped through the […]

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    verb (used without object) 1. to pass, flow, or ooze gradually through a porous substance: Water seeps through cracks in the wall. 2. (of ideas, methods, etc.) to enter or be introduced at a slow pace: The new ideas finally seeped down to the lower echelons. 3. to become diffused; permeate: Fog seeped through the […]



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