the loss of current from an electrical conductor because of faulty insulation, etc.
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What does it mean when you dream about a leak?
If one dreams about something leaking out, then it can represent a feeling of being depleted or wasted energy. Water leaking into a sinking boat is often a straightforward reflection of a “sinking” feeling. Sometimes dreaming about a leak is a simple reflection of our need to wake up and “take a leak.”
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A watery rot of fruits and vegetables caused by various fungi, such as Rhizopus nigricans in strawberry.
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The passage of sound through a crack or hole in a partition; significantly reduces the effectiveness of sound insulation of the partition.
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With a qualifier, one of a class of
resource-management bugs that occur when resources are not
freed properly after operations on them are finished, so they
effectively disappear (leak out). This leads to eventual
exhaustion as new allocation requests come in.
One might refer to, say, a "window handle leak" in a window system
See memory leak
, fd leak
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Whether it is a leaky pipe or a bottle of soda, any type of a leak is usually a waste of energy and resources. If you are dreaming about leaks, you may want to consider where you are wasting energy and resources (be it in your daily life, emotional life or thinking). Additionally, look carefully at the entire dream and see if information is being “leaked” from the unconscious to the conscious. The leaking water may represent emotions, thoughts, or insights entering slowly into the conscious experience of the dreamer.
Bedside Dream Dictionary by Silvana Amar Copyright © 2007 by Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.