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Seep

Seep

WordNet



verb


(1)   Pass gradually or leak through or as if through small openings
Wiktonary



Etymology


From Middle English sipen, from Old English sipian, probably cognate with Middle English sippen "to sip". Cf. Middle High German ( > archaic German ).

Noun



  1. a place where water, petroleum or tar seeps out of the ground
  2. a seepage

Verb



  1. to ooze, or pass slowly through pores or other small openings