virtual leak

virtual leak

[′vər·chə·wəl ′lēk]
(engineering)
The semblance of the vacuum system leak caused by a gradual desorptive release of gas at a rate which cannot be accurately predicted.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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