OTHER WORDS FROM leakyleak·i·ness, nounun·leak·y, adjective
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How to use leaky in a sentence
The researchers found that the “leaky” energy generation accounted for up to 41 percent of the cells’ metabolic capacity.
The category of “species” is more human construct than biological reality—a leaky bag, as the half-wolf, half-sheepdog pups would have demonstrated—and a snapshot in time, too, as every species is gradually evolving into something new.
Rival exercise giant Echelon also had a leaky API that let virtually anyone access riders’ account information.Echelon exposed riders’ account data, thanks to a leaky API|Zack Whittaker|May 14, 2021|TechCrunch
Recent studies suggest that leaky blood vessels and inflammation are somehow involved in these symptoms.COVID-19 can affect the brain. New clues hint at how|Laura Sanders|April 27, 2021|Science News
During this idle period, the hotel’s few remaining staff members patrolled the property, troubleshooting issues that guests would have typically reported, such as a leaky sink or running toilet.Opening a new hotel is never easy. Try doing it during a pandemic.|Andrea Sachs|March 19, 2021|Washington Post
It turns out that a rising tide lifts all boats, including the rather leaky vessel carrying Kansas Republicans.Kansas Republicans Pat Roberts and Sam Brownback Lifted by Rising Tide|Ben Jacobs|November 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even stories of cruise ships in trouble with leaky toilets and spoiled food are popular.
What they did have were out-of-date textbooks, leaky roofs, and no heat.Bigotry Is Back, 60 Years After Brown v. Board of Education|Dean Obeidallah|May 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Leaky gut syndrome aside, NSAIDs are responsible for (PDF) over 100,000 hospitalizations each year, and over 16,000 deaths.
Recent research shows the OTC drug could be contributing to leaky gut syndrome and celiac disease.
Tip wore leaky boots all last winter, but when spring came he bought Mrs. Pulsifer a sewing machine.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
I don't remember, 'case as I said my memory is ole an' leaky, and mebby I ain't tellin' it right in course as I tole him.The Cromptons|Mary J. Holmes
The gasoline used also gave off a gas of highly explosive character and one very likely to escape from leaky tanks or joints.The Wonder Book of Knowledge|Various
It was old and rotten and leaky, and not fit for a warship, but its new commander made the best he could of it.Stories of Our Naval Heroes|Various
The floor was constantly inundated here by several defective and overworked water-faucets and a leaky trough.