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the loss of current from an electrical conductor because of faulty insulation, etc.
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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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(plant pathology)
A watery rot of fruits and vegetables caused by various fungi, such as Rhizopus nigricans in strawberry.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

sound leak

The passage of sound through a crack or hole in a partition; significantly reduces the effectiveness of sound insulation of the partition.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.


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.
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It is also a regulated market, and regulators require operators to perform some level of leak detection surveys.
YW leakage manager Tony O'Shea said: "As temperatures rise and things start to thaw leaks become visible.
The difficulty with leaks is the water could be entering in a number of positions then tracking to one central point and - to complicate matters - each of these positions could be contributing, so fixing one cause may not resolve the problem.
The low prosecution rate of leaks in mature democracies such as the UK and US points to the complexities around this kind of information flow.
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Online training for people getting into leak detection for the first time is also available and all questions can be answered by telephone.
Bar's Leaks has introduced Hydraulic Seal (P/N H60), a professional-grade formula to repair leaks, reduce friction and wear, and renew seals and O-rings in hydraulic systems.
By combining a proven solution with specialised composite materials, it is possible to stop a leak and effect a long-lasting and dependable repair.
Static leaks are the compressed air losses that exist regardless of whether production equipment connected to the compressed air system is in operation.
Because natural gas has no smell but an artificial odor is added to both gas lines and tanks so that leaks can be detected quickly.
The share of insider-driven mega leaks grew from last year's 13% to 54% in 2017, with internal offenders being responsible for some 60% of all leak incidents.