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    Definition:
    Leak - (v.) A crack, crevice, fissure, or hole which admits water or other fluid, or lets it escape; as, a leak in a roof; a leak in a boat; a leak in a gas pipe.
    Leak - (v.) The entrance or escape of a fluid through a crack, fissure, or other aperture; as, the leak gained on the ship's pumps.
    Leak - (a.) Leaky.
    Leak - (n.) To let water or other fluid in or out through a hole, crevice, etc.; as, the cask leaks; the roof leaks; the boat leaks.
    Leak - (n.) To enter or escape, as a fluid, through a hole, crevice, etc. ; to pass gradually into, or out of, something; -- usually with in or out.
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    Aleak - (adv. & a.) In a leaking condition.
    Bleak - (a.) Without color; pale; pallid.
    Bleak - (a.) Desolate and exposed; swept by cold winds.
    Bleak - (a.) Cold and cutting; cheerless; as, a bleak blast.
    Bleak - (a.) A small European river fish (Leuciscus alburnus), of the family Cyprinidae; the blay.
    Bleaky - (a.) Bleak.
    Fleak - (n.) A flake; a thread or twist.
    Fleaking - (n.) A light covering of reeds, over which the main covering is laid, in thatching houses.
    Leaked - (imp. & p. p.) of Leak
    Leaking - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Leak
    Leakage - (n.) A leaking; also, the quantity that enters or issues by leaking.
    Leakage - (n.) An allowance of a certain rate per cent for the leaking of casks, or waste of liquors by leaking.
    Leakiness - (n.) The quality of being leaky.
    Leaky - (superl.) Permitting water or other fluid to leak in or out; as, a leaky roof or cask.
    Leaky - (superl.) Apt to disclose secrets; tattling; not close.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    Leak - n. 1 a hole through which matter passes accidentally in or out. B matter passing through thus. C act of passing through thus. 2 a similar escape of electrical charge. B charge that escapes. 3 disclosure of secret information. v. 1 a pass through a leak. B lose or admit through a leak. 2 disclose (secret information). 3 (often foll. By out) become known. have (or take) a leak slang urinate. leaky adj. (-ier, -iest). [low german or dutch]
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    Oxford: Definition: Similar or Containing
    Bleak - adj. 1 exposed, windswept. 2 dreary, grim. [old norse]
    Leakage - n. Action or result of leaking.

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