leakage leakage  /ˈli kədʒ/


  • (n) the discharge of a fluid from some container



  1. Its flotation was entirely dependent on whether the bilge pump could keep up with the leakage.
  2. They've done it again with a new alloy that cuts down on electricity leakage, which is a big problem as transistors get smaller.
  3. For example, control heat, air and moisture leakage by sealing windows and doors.


  1. Music: (@KELLYROWLAND) Kelly Rowland - Street Life ft. Pusha T

    We wouldn’t blame Kelly if she went “street life” on the net’s leakage of her songs, but this one is hot!
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Singersroom

  2. Yissum Introduces a Novel Method for Diagnosing Retinal Micro-Aneurysms to Prevent Diabetic Retinopathy

    Yissum Research Development Company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Ltd., the technology transfer arm of the Hebrew University, introduces a novel method for detecting retinal micro-aneurysms that pose a high risk for leakage, an underlying cause of diabetic retinopathy.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance


  1. "This is what caused the fire and led to the leakage of a huge amount of liquid gas as the blaze hit the gas production unit," al-Shahristani said in a statement.
    on Sep 26, 2006 By: Hussain al-Shahristani Source: ktla 5

  2. "It cannot be an ineffective protocol that applies only to some countries and essentially results in carbon leakage or the exportation of jobs," Prentice said. "A protocol that does not apply to India or Russia or China or Brazil, or for that...
    on Dec 7, 2008 By: Jim Prentice Source: 680 News

  3. Third, Obama will benefit if there now is less of what the late Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan called "the leakage of reality" from public life.
    on Jan 23, 2010 By: Daniel Patrick Moynihan Source: Washington Post

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