Definition of Ooze through
1. Verb. Run slowly and gradually. "Blood oozed through the bandage"
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Literary usage of Ooze through
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A History of the Earth and Animated Nature by Oliver Goldsmith (1856)
"Air also may be retained in a bladder ; but water will quickly ooze through. ... was seen to ooze through the pores of the metal, and to stand, like a dew, ..."
2. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood, John Christopher Atkinson (1872)
"To sile, to drip, to ooze through, sink down, to fall ; siting dish, ... Sw. sila, to strain, filter ; sila sig from, to percolate or ooze through. PI. ..."
3. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1906)
"Pure rubber is not a suitable material for holding gas, because the gas will ooze through it and escape, just as water will ooze through wet paper. ..."
4. The London Journal of Arts and Sciences by William Newton (1837)
"The Patentee then proposes, as his improvement, to sew up the skins as bags, and to ponr the liquor into such bags, and allow it to ooze through a mode of ..."