seep in

seep in (to something)

[for a fluid] to trickle or leak out of something. Water is seeping into the basement. Water is seeping in very slowly.
See also: seep
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US oil company Chevron discovered an oil seep in an offshore Brazilian oil field run by Petrobras near the site of a November leak that led to civil and criminal charges and sparked concerns about some of the world's most promising deep sea reserves.
Chevron has identified a small new seep in the field and subsidence in the area.
HOUSTON, July 20, 2010 (TAP) - The federal government Monday allowed BP to keep the cap shut tight on its damaged Gulf of Mexico oil well for another day despite a seep in the sea floor after the company promised to watch closely for signs of new leaks underground.
It can also seep in under the footing of your foundation.
Water can also seep in through cracks in basement walls or mortar joints, filling the hollow cores of cement blocks, which, in addition to leakage, also causes a loss of "dead-air" insulation - often making your wet basement a cold basement as well.
Cracks in the outer skin allowed nitrogen gas used in the purge process to seep in.