leakage


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leakage

1. Commerce an allowance made for partial loss (of stock, etc.) due to leaking
2. Physics
a. an undesired flow of electric current, neutrons, etc
b. (as modifier): leakage current

leakage

[′lēk·ij]
(engineering)
Undesired and gradual escape or entry of a quantity, such as loss of neutrons by diffusion from the core of a nuclear reactor, escape of electromagnetic radiation through joints in shielding, flow of electricity over or through an insulating material, and flow of magnetic lines of force beyond the working region.
(mining engineering)
An unintentional diversion of ventilation air from its designed path.
(physical chemistry)
A phenomenon occurring in an ion-exchange process in which some influent ions are not adsorbed by the ion-exchange bed and appear in the effluent.
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In eight patients with incisional CSF leakage treated initially with conservative measures including re-suturing of the wound, CSF leakage stopped in only two cases.
Of these, haemoconcentration is the most widely used criteria for confirming plasma leakage.
The only leakage data for parallel FPTUs found in the literature were those collected by Furr et al.
The present study was designed to determine the sagittal distance between the anterior border of the vertebral canal and the posterior border of the vertebral body (DBCV) on images, and to analyze the influence of DBCV on the estimation of cement leakage during PVP or PKP.
Figure la and lb show the room configuration including the locations of the air supply tiles, racks, hot aisle containment system, air leakage paths, ceiling, and return air plenum on the top.
Leakage Reduction by Increasing the Threshold Voltages:
Last year YorKshire's LEAKAGE was 267 megalitres/day against a target of 297 megalitres per day.
The first part of the EDF study confirms the consensus reached by most scientists that methane leakage rates from natural gas systems were far below the estimates provided in the Howarth report.
To date, no research has evaluated the correlation between obturation limits and apical leakage.
Key Words: Bladder catheter bypass, bladder catheter-associated leakage, indwelling bladder catheter.
Working principle of non-leakage sucker pump is shown in figure 2, during the upstroke, the traveling valve is closed and the fixed valve on the bottom of the pump barrel is open, the pressure of plunger inner cavity is high, the pressure of pump barrel under the plunger is low, the outer of plunger is connected to pump barrel cavity, because of the pressure difference between inside and outside of the plunger, the elastic sealing body deforms and then swells outwards to the inside wall of pump barrel, forming good seal and making the leakage almost zero.
Based on the SMACNA standard for leakage testing, "leakage classification" helps "relate leakage to duct surface area.