noun see leaky

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  • Leakiness — Leak i*ness, n. The quality of being leaky. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • leakiness — noun the condition of permitting leaks or leakage the leakiness of the roof the heart valve s leakiness the leakiness of the boat made it dangerous to use • Derivationally related forms: ↑leaky • Hypernyms: ↑condition, ↑status …   Useful english dictionary

  • leakiness — noun The property of being leaky …   Wiktionary

  • leakiness — n. quality of being leaky …   English contemporary dictionary

  • leakiness — leak·i·ness …   English syllables

  • leaky — leakiness, n. /lee kee/, adj., leakier, leakiest. 1. allowing liquid, gas, etc., to enter or escape: a leaky boat; a leaky container. 2. Informal. unreliable: a leaky memory; a leaky tongue. [1600 10; LEAK + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

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  • leaky — adjective (leakier; est) Date: 15th century permitting fluid to leak in or out • leakily adverb • leakiness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Blood-brain barrier — The blood brain barrier (BBB) is a metabolic or cellular structure in the central nervous system (CNS) that restricts the passage of various chemical substances and microscopic objects (e.g. bacteria) between the bloodstream and the neural tissue …   Wikipedia

  • Cardiovascular pathology — is the study of diseases of the heart and blood vessels. Atherosclerosis Atherosclerosis is the most common vascular disease. It is the main cause of death of approximately 60% of people in the developed world.Fact|date=May 2007 The word… …   Wikipedia

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