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Meaning of LEAKAGE

Pronunciation:  'leekij

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[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"
 

LEAKAGE is a 7 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: escape, leak, outflow
 
 See Also: discharge, outpouring, run

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \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.
    
    
  2. \Leak"age\, n. (Elec.)
    A leak; also; the quantity of electricity thus wasted.
    
    
 
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