Definition of percolate:
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- "The Boy With the U.S. Miners", Francis Rolt-Wheeler.
Water may percolate underground along this surface and loosen the cohesion between the upper and the underlying strata by converting the upper surface of a shale to soft wet clay, by dissolving layers of a limestone, or by removing the cement of a sandstone and converting it into loose sand.- "The Elements of Geology", William Harmon Norton.
Then gradually the seed blown over the surface of the spring from the weeds and grass near by will take root, and, in the course of a few years, a strong turf will be formed, through which the water may percolate in many places, though giving to the unsuspecting traveler no sign of its treacherous character.- "The Discovery of Yellowstone Park", Nathaniel Pitt Langford.