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Leakage of outdoor air into a building by natural forces, for example, by seepage through cracks or other openings.
Deposition of mineral matter among the pores or grains of a rock by permeation of water carrying the matter in solution.
Movement of water through the soil surface into the ground.
Filling the pores of a metal powder compact with metal having a lower melting point.
Movement of molten metal into the pores of a fiber or foam metal.
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1. In stormwater management, entry of runoff into the soil. Also, air that leaks into a building through cracks, joints, or damaged areas in a building.
2. Collects and filters stormwater into an aquifer. See also: Water management systems
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1. The seepage or flow of air into a room or space through cracks around windows, under doors, etc.
2. In a concrete sewer pipe laid in soil, the volume of groundwater that enters the pipeline system.
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