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
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lækageudsivning
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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.
Where is the merchant who would not gladly give five per cent of his entire capital if he could insure himself against LEAKAGE?"
"The manufacturing interests of all nations would joyfully unite against that evil genius of theirs called leakage."
She handles, therefore, two thousand four hundred millions, and all she pays for the labor of those who do the work is sixty millions,-- two and a half per cent; and for that she obtains the certainty that there is no leakage. Our political and administrative kitchen costs us sixty millions, but the gendarmerie, the courts of law, the galleys and the police cost just as much, and give no return.
"But such leakage has nothing to do with the subordinate officials; this bad management of national affairs concerns the statesmen who guide the ship."
It was a desirable bungalow, eight-roomed, and heavily thatched against any chance of leakage from rain.
Butteridge, having once made his demonstration, intended to keep his secret safe from any further risk of leakage. He faced the British public now with the question whether they wanted his secret or not; he was, he said perpetually, an "Imperial Englishman," and his first wish and his last was to see his invention the privilege and monopoly of the Empire.
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.
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.
According to a study from Taiwan, GBWT is the most frequently seen USG pattern of plasma leakage.31 In a study from India, GBWT was noted in all of the 20 DHF cases.14 In Indonesia, a study noted GBWT in 72.7% of 66 DHF patients.22 Frequency of GBWT in our patients is comparatively very less i.e., 23.7%.
Diverse therapies for the management of anastomotic leakage after esophageal atresia repair have been reported with various outcomes.