Leakage
Leakage Leak"age, n. [Cf. D. lekkage, for sense 1.] 1. A leaking; also, the quantity that enters or issues by leaking. [1913 Webster]

2. (Com.) An allowance of a certain rate per cent for the leaking of casks, or waste of liquors by leaking. [1913 Webster]

3. (Elec.) A {leak[3]}; also; the quantity of electricity thus wasted. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Leakage — describes an unwanted loss, or leak, of something which escapes from its proper location. In everyday usage, leakage is the gradual escape of matter through a leak hole. [ [http://www.m w.com/dictionary/leaking Merriam Webster] ] In different… …   Wikipedia

  • leakage — leakage. См. неполное блокирование. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • leakage — index decrement, outflow Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • leakage — late 15c., from LEAK (Cf. leak) (v.) + AGE (Cf. age) …   Etymology dictionary

  • leakage —  Leakage  Утечка   Частичная или полная потеря полезного носителя, вещества, свойства, как, например потеря электрического тока, уходящего через изолятор или магнитного потока, который выходит за пределы полезной цепи магнитного потока …   Толковый англо-русский словарь по нанотехнологии. - М.

  • leakage — [lēk′ij] n. 1. an act or instance of leaking; leak 2. something that leaks in or out 3. the amount that leaks in or out …   English World dictionary

  • leakage — утечка nitrogen leakage on line leakage detection system oxygen leakage sever oxygen leakage leakage detection leakage history leakage location …   Pipeline dictionary

  • Leakage — A situation in which capital, or income, exits an economy, or system, rather than remains within it. In economics, leakage refers to outflow from a circular flow of income model. In a two sector model, all individual income is sent back to… …   Investment dictionary

  • Leakage — Release of information to some persons before official public announcement. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * leakage UK US /ˈliːkɪdʒ/ noun [C or U] ► a situation in which a liquid or gas escapes from an opening in a pipe or container,… …   Financial and business terms

  • leakage — Release of information selectively or not before official public announcement. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * leakage UK US /ˈliːkɪdʒ/ noun [C or U] ► a situation in which a liquid or gas escapes from an opening in a pipe or container, or… …   Financial and business terms

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