Exfiltration(redirected from exfiltrate)
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(science and technology)
A gradual escape of fluid, for example, through a membrane or a wall.
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Uncontrolled outward air leakage from conditioned spaces through unintentional openings in ceilings, floors, and walls to unconditioned spaces or the outdoors caused by pressure differences across these openings due to wind, inside-outside temperature differences (stack effect), and imbalances between supply and exhaust airflow rates.
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1. The outward flow of air through a wall, joints, etc.
2. In a sewer pipeline, the volume of flow leaving a pipeline into the surrounding soil.
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data exfiltrationData exfiltration is the unauthorized extraction of data from a computer. The word exfiltration means to withdraw secretly from a hostile situation. See malware and data extrusion.
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