Leak Synonyms & Definitions

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• LeakDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (a.) Leaky.
  2. (v.) A crack, crevice, fissure, or hole which admits water or other fluid, or lets it escape; as, a leak in a roof; a leak in a boat; a leak in a gas pipe.
  3. (v.) The entrance or escape of a fluid through a crack, fissure, or other aperture; as, the leak gained on the ships pumps.
  4. (n.) To let water or other fluid in or out through a hole, crevice, etc.; as, the cask leaks; the roof leaks; the boat leaks.
  5. (n.) To enter or escape, as a fluid, through a hole, crevice, etc. ; to pass gradually into, or out of, something; -- usually with in or out.
  6. (n.) A loss of electricity through imperfect insulation; also, the point at which such loss occurs.

• LeakageDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) An allowance of a certain rate per cent for the leaking of casks, or waste of liquors by leaking.
  2. (n.) A leaking; also, the quantity that enters or issues by leaking.
  3. (n.) A leak; also; the quantity of electricity thus wasted.