[ noun ] the unwanted discharge of a fluid from some container


outflow leak escape


"they tried to stop the escape of gas from the damaged pipe" "he had to clean up the leak"

Used in print

(Walter H. Buchsbaum, "Advances in Medical Electronics"...)

Because of light leakage from one ultraviolet source to another , the lights are switched by a commutator like assembly rotated by a synchronous_motor .

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discharge escape leak leak