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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Leak  \Leak\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Leaked};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Leaking}.]  [Akin  to  D.  lekken  G.  lecken,  lechen,  Icel. 
  leka,  Dan.  l[ae]kke,  Sw  l["a]cka,  AS  leccan  to  wet, 
  moisten.  See  {Leak},  n.] 
  1.  To  let  water  or  other  fluid  in  or  out  through  a  hole, 
  crevice,  etc.;  as  the  cask  leaks;  the  roof  leaks;  the 
  boat  leaks. 
 
  2.  To  enter  or  escape,  as  a  fluid,  through  a  hole,  crevice, 
  etc.;  to  pass  gradually  into  or  out  of  something  -- 
  usually  with  in  or  out 
 
  {To  leak  out},  to  be  divulged  gradually  or  clandestinely;  to 
  become  public;  as  the  facts  leaked  out 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  leaking 
  adj  :  (of  ships  and  boats)  permitting  leakage  [syn:  {leaky}] 




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