leak leak  /ˈlik/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an accidental hole that allows something (fluid or light etc.) to enter or escape
  2. (n) soft watery rot in fruits and vegetables caused by fungi
  3. (n) a euphemism for urination
  4. (n) the discharge of a fluid from some container
  5. (n) unauthorized (especially deliberate) disclosure of confidential information
  6. (v) tell anonymously
  7. (v) be leaked
  8. (v) enter or escape as through a hole or crack or fissure
  9. (v) have an opening that allows light or substances to enter or go out

Usage(s):

  1. But even Bob Woodward can't create a leak all by himself.
  2. Everything that could leak, burn, snap or rupture did so with the regularity of the Anvil Chorus.

News

  1. Chemical leak at DuPont plant stopped

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – The chemical leak at the DuPont Fluoroproduct plant in Rubbertown has stopped. Authorities say the clean up after the hydrochloric acid leak is now in the hands of the plant. Emergency responders and the EPA are not at the scene on Campground Road. The tank that was leaking has been drained. No injuries or exposures were reported after the leak.  
    on June 15, 2013     Source: WHAS TV11 Louisville

  2. A leak from an instruction manual suggests that an update to Sony's excellent RX100 point-and-shoot

    A leak from an instruction manual suggests that an update to Sony's excellent RX100 point-and-shoot will bring a tilting screen, Wi-Fi, and flash hotshoe. That should make an amazing camera even better. Read more...        
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Gizmodo

  3. Leak in Hanford double-shell tank getting worse

    The leak in a massive underground double-shell nuclear waste tank at the Hanford Site has grown significantly since the leak was first announced to the public last fall, according to sources who have seen new inspection video and photographs. The tank -- known as AY-102 -- holds 860,000 gallons of radioactive waste generated during decades of plutonium production at the southeastern Washington ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KING5 Seattle

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