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Idioms for leak
Origin of leak
OTHER WORDS FROM leakleaker, nounleakless, adjectivenon·leak·ing, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH leakleak , leek
Example sentences from the Web for leak
Problems with the lights or a leak can be solved with a call to engineering.At Moon Rabbit, chef Kevin Tien lures fans to the Wharf|Tom Sietsema|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Earlier this month, astronauts finally fixed an air leak that had been going on for more than a year—and this is just one of a litany of maintenance problems the station has faced recently.
According to leaks from testers, the price is $99 a month, plus a $499 on-boarding fee, presumably covering the cost of the satellite antennae users will need.
We almost had a leak in our beam tube because of something called microbial induced corrosion, which is biology, for Pete’s sake.
Mission Control would then have a go at pressurizing each sealed module to determine where the leak was.Podcast: How democracies can reclaim digital power|Anthony Green|October 15, 2020|MIT Technology Review
The NFL and the rest of us were suddenly outraged, just as the leaker must have hoped.Ray Rice Should Have Remembered His 'Kindness' Anti-Bullying Wristband|Michael Daly|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But, of course, it only took one leaker for these photos to be shared around the world.'The Fappening' and Revenge Porn Culture: Jennifer Lawrence and the Creepshot Epidemic|Amanda Marcotte|September 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Within hours, the leaker decided to write an op-ed to clarify his position.
On the one hand, one might say that because the leak was unlawful the leaker should not be protected.
Many foreign governments are still angry about the disclosures of NSA spying by leaker Edward Snowden.Secret State Department Letter Warned: Don’t Release CIA Torture Report|Josh Rogin|April 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If you buy a boat be sure the hull is in good condition, and that the boat is not a heavy and consistent leaker.On Yacht Sailing|Thomas Fleming Day
It was an extra leaker with a see spoon, it was an extra licker with a see spoon.Tender Buttons|Gertrude Stein
British Dictionary definitions for leak
- a crack, hole, etc, that allows the accidental escape or entrance of fluid, light, etc
- such escaping or entering fluid, light, etc