a high-resistance device that permits excessive charges on the grid to leak off or escape.
Snuck Or Sneaked?You may have heard that snuck as the past tense of sneak is improper English, but does this designation hold water? Like leaked as the past tense of leak, sneaked was the original past tense and past participle for sneak, which means “to move in a stealthy or furtive manner.” Used as early as the late 1800s, snuck has become the standard variant past tense …
Origin of grid leak
First recorded in 1915–20
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