seep through

seep through something

[for a fluid] to permeate something and escape. The oil seeped through the gasket onto the ground. Some water seeped through the ceiling, ruining our carpet as well as the ceiling.
See also: seep, through
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If bleeding continues to seep through the bandage, remove it and reapply.
The plan was for the water to seep through the ground - naturally filtering it - then become part of the groundwater that recharges the city's drinking water supply.
Even at low temperatures, some liquid can slowly seep through the solid, Eicken notes.
Even an unbroken, multiacre blanket allows up to 75 percent of the fumigant to seep through, mostly within the first 5 days after application.