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Definition of percolation

Categorized under "General"

Definition as written by Magpye:

(1) The movement, under hydrostatic pressure, of water through the interstices of a rock or soil. Also, the movement of water within a porous medium such as soil without a definite channel. (2) The entrance of a portion of the streamflow into the channel materials to contribute to ground water replenishment.
(3) Slow seepage of water through a filter.


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