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leaked, past tense; leaked, past participle; leaks, 3rd person singular present; leaking, present participle;
  1. (of a container or covering) Accidentally lose or admit contents, esp. liquid or gas, through a hole or crack
    • - the roof leaked
    • - a leaking gutter
    • - the drums were leaking an unidentified liquid
  2. (of liquid, gas, etc.) Pass in or out through a hole or crack in such a way
    • - water kept leaking in
  3. (of secret information) Become known
    • - the news leaked out
  4. Intentionally disclose (secret information)
    • - who had a motive to leak the story?
    • - a leaked government document
  1. A hole in a container or covering through which contents, esp. liquid or gas, may accidentally pass
    • - I checked all of the pipes for leaks
  2. The action of leaking in such a way
    • - the leak of fluid may occur
    • - a gas leak
  3. A similar escape of electric charge or current

  4. An intentional disclosure of secret information
    • - one of the employees was responsible for the leak

  1. an accidental hole that allows something (fluid or light etc.) to enter or escape; "one of the tires developed a leak"
  2. tell anonymously; "The news were leaked to the paper"
  3. be leaked; "The news leaked out despite his secrecy"
  4. soft watery rot in fruits and vegetables caused by fungi
  5. a euphemism for urination; "he had to take a leak"
  6. enter or escape as through a hole or crack or fissure; "Water leaked out of the can into the backpack"; "Gas leaked into the basement"
  7. A leak is a hole or other opening, usually unintended and therefore undesired, in a container or fluid-containing system, such as a tank or a ship's hull, through which the contents of the container can escape or outside matter can enter the container. ...
  8. In the folklore of Bali, the Leyak (in Indonesian, people called it 'Leak' (le-ak)--the Y is not written or spoken) is a mythological figure in the form of flying head with entrails (heart, lung, liver, etc.) still attached. ...
  9. LEAK is the brand name for high-fidelity audio equipment made by H. J. Leak & Co. Ltd, of London, England. The company was founded in 1934 by Harold Joseph Leak and was sold to the Rank Organisation in January 1969. ...
  10. The Leak is the first EP by rapper Lil Wayne. It was released December 25, 2007 . These were five songs recorded by Lil Wayne for his album Tha Carter III, that leaked onto the internet, giving it its name The Leak. The songs are still used for the deluxe edition of Tha Carter III. ...
  11. A crack, crevice, fissure, or hole which admits water or other fluid, or lets it escape; The entrance or escape of a fluid through a crack, fissure, or other aperture; The person through whom information, especially secret information, escapes; To allow fluid to escape or enter something that ...
  12. (Leaking (Book Titles)) The Palace Roof has a Hole: Lee King
  13. (Leaking) Escape of liquids such as water, oil, etc., out of pipes, boilers, tanks, etc., or a minor inflow of seawater into the vessel due to a damage to the hull
  14. (Leaking) This can happen when too much Juice is added to an atomizer or cartomizer. Juice can leak out of the bottom of the heating element and onto the battery, which in some cases can cause damage to the device (as is the case with Automatic Batteries).
  15. (Leaking) This occurs when you put too much e-liquid on the atomizer which can then spill back on your mouth or leak into the battery and ruin it.
  16. (Leaking) To dream of seeing a leak in anything, is usually significant of loss and vexations.
  17. (Leaks) (openings) in a barrier are extremely wasteful. They are as detrimental to a sound barrier as hull leaks are to a boat. When leaks occur in either situation, the structure no longer functions for its intended purpose. ...
  18. A weakness in your game that causes you to win less money than you would otherwise. Example: "She takes her pocket pairs too far; it's a leak in her game."
  19. An unintended loss of compressed air to ambient conditions.
  20. Technically, a leak is a hole or porosity in an enclosure capable of passing a fluid from the higher pressure side to the lower pressure side. Leaks are often conceived of being simply a round hole, however, this is almost never the case. ...
  21. Ball drifting to the right during flight.
  22. Image artifact, usually generated from vector data, produced by a rendering application from an image element incorrectly designated as closed. Usually consists of horizontal lines of the fill color in an inappropriate area of the image.
  23. A hole or shortcoming in your game. Usually a fairly small mistake, but one in which you are ‘leaking’ chips – most notable is completing from the SB (largely because of the discount price) with moderate to poor holdings looking miracle flops.
  24. A systematic mistake that a poker player makes is called a leak. This is because the mistake is costing him (leaking) money in the long run. "One of my biggest leaks was to constantly be folding overcards in a big pot on the flop."