leakage


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leak·age

 (lē′kĭj)
n.
1. The act or an instance of leaking.
2. Something that escapes by leaking.
3. An amount lost as the result of leaking.

leakage

(ˈliːkɪdʒ)
n
1. the act or an instance of leaking
2. something that escapes or enters by a leak
3. (Commerce) commerce an allowance made for partial loss (of stock, etc) due to leaking
4. (General Physics) physics
a. an undesired flow of electric current, neutrons, etc
b. (as modifier): leakage current.

leak•age

(ˈli kɪdʒ)

n.
1. an act of leaking; leak.
2. something that leaks in or out.
3. the amount that leaks in or out.
[1480–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.leakage - the discharge of a fluid from some containerleakage - the discharge of a fluid from some container; "they tried to stop the escape of gas from the damaged pipe"; "he had to clean up the leak"
outpouring, discharge, run - the pouring forth of a fluid
Translations
prosakováníúnik
lækageudsivning
vuoto
leki

leakage

[ˈliːkɪdʒ] N
1. (lit) [of gas, liquid] → escape m, fuga f
2. (fig) → filtración f

leakage

[ˈliːkɪdʒ] n [liquid, gas] → fuite f

leakage

n
(= act)Auslaufen nt; (of body fluids)Austreten nt; there’s a leakage of water into the oilda läuft or tropft Wasser ins Öl; there’s still a slight leakagees ist immer noch etwas undicht; the ground was polluted by a leakage of chemicalsder Boden war durch auslaufende Chemikalien verunreinigt
(fig) leakage of information (= act)Durchsickern ntvon Informationen; the government was worried by repeated security leakagesdie Regierung war besorgt, weil wiederholt Informationen durchgesickert waren

leakage

[ˈliːkɪdʒ] n (of water, gas) → perdita

leak

(liːk) noun
1. a crack or hole through which liquid or gas escapes. Water was escaping through a leak in the pipe.
2. the passing of gas, water etc through a crack or hole. a gas-leak.
3. a giving away of secret information. a leak of Government plans.
verb
1. to have a leak. This bucket leaks; The boiler leaked hot water all over the floor.
2. to (cause something) to pass through a leak. Gas was leaking from the cracked pipe; He was accused of leaking secrets to the enemy.
ˈleakage (-kidʒ) noun
(an act of) leaking. Leakages in several water-mains had been reported; a leakage of information.
ˈleaky adjective
a leaky boat.
References in classic literature ?
Hereby the casks are sought to be kept damply tight; while by the changed character of the withdrawn water, the mariners readily detect any serious leakage in the precious cargo.
It was a desirable bungalow, eight-roomed, and heavily thatched against any chance of leakage from rain.
But, recently, five confederated Kings, who had no business to confederate, had been informed by a kindly Northern Power that there was a leakage of news from their territories into British India.
When I passed outside, however, and pressed down the levers which controlled it, I knew at once by the whishing sound that there was a slight leakage, which allowed a regurgitation of water through one of the side cylinders.
Butteridge, having once made his demonstration, intended to keep his secret safe from any further risk of leakage.
They don't see that small things matter, and that's where the leakage begins, and then we find ourselves in difficulties--I very nearly lost my temper yesterday," she went on, looking at Ralph with a little smile, as though he knew what happened when she lost her temper.
The manufacturing interests of all nations would joyfully unite against that evil genius of theirs called leakage.
Leakage follows in the form of public works which are neither urgent nor necessary; troops re-uniformed and gold-laced over and over again; vessels sent on useless cruises; preparations for war without ever making it; paying the debts of a State, and not requiring reimbursement or insisting on security.
But such leakage has nothing to do with the subordinate officials; this bad management of national affairs concerns the statesmen who guide the ship.
This Contract is for the provision of Leakage Management Services within Northern Ireland Water.
KUWAIT, May 30 (KUNA) -- An oil leakage took place Saturday at 2:00 p.
ISLAMABAD -- Supreme Court (SC) has ordered gas companies to devise mechanism to plug gas pilfering and gas leakage and disposed of Sui Northern Gas Private Limited (SNGPL) appeal plead in respect of a gas bill amounting to Rs 4 million.