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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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'But my other concern, as you know I have presented in the tax reform hearings, more than 500 ecozones in the Philippines are all separate customs territories with possibly a lot of leakage. The leakage that we are estimating from all of these possible leakages is up to P63 billion in 2017 so there is a combination of factors-undervaluation, possibly tax evasion,' Chua added.
With possibly a lot of leakage. The leakage that we are estimating from all of these is up to P63 billion in 2017, so there's a combination of factors under evaluation, possibly tax evasion,' he said.
While addressing journalists at a mass birth certificate registration exercise, Mombasa county commissioner said investigations had been hastened over the oil leakage reports.
The aim of the present study was to ascertain the risk factors for EJA leakage in patients who had total gastrectomy +D2 lymph node dissection due to gastric cancer and to unveil the presence of biochemical markers that could be utilized to predict them before they clinically developed.
Industrial energy demand can be drastically reduced by (a) eliminating compressed air and steam leakages, (b) adopting efficient machinery, motors and appliances and (c) better load management of processes, machines and motors.
Now, Dewa will be able to notify the customer much sooner, he said, adding that nearly 100 residents complain of leakages every month.
'Some of them are known to cut corners, thereby under-paying or not paying at all the official tax or tariff which form substantial part of the leakages.'
The other 5 patients who underwent E-VAC therapy for reasons other than post esophagectomy leakage were excluded (Figure 1).
For a user attempting to model a parallel FPTU with leakage, it would be possible to use the leakages shown in Table 9 and the regressions in Table 10 to provide an estimate of the range of impact of leakage on the energy use of FPTUs and the HVAC system.
CT-guided vertebroplasty: analysis of technical results, extraosseous cement leakages, and complications in 500 procedures.
To a question, he said that many complaints were received from the public regarding leakages in the bulk supply lines of 72 inches and 84 inches diameters near General Coloney.
However, air leakages from such containment systems can reduce their effectiveness.