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leakage


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Leakage  \Leak"age\,  n.  [Cf.  D.  lekkage,  for  sense  1.] 
  1.  A  leaking;  also  the  quantity  that  enters  or  issues  by 
  leaking. 
 
  2.  (Com.)  An  allowance  of  a  certain  rate  per  cent  for  the 
  leaking  of  casks,  or  waste  of  liquors  by  leaking. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Leakage  \Leak"age\,  n.  (Elec.) 
  A  leak;  also  the  quantity  of  electricity  thus  wasted. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  leakage 
  n  :  the  unwanted  discharge  of  a  fluid  from  some  container;  "they 
  tried  to  stop  the  escape  of  gas  from  the  damaged  pipe"; 
  "he  had  to  clean  up  the  leak"  [syn:  {escape},  {leak},  {outflow}] 




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