- 1The accidental admission or escape of liquid or gas through a hole or crack: we’re saving water by reducing leakage [count noun]: there have been no leakages of radioactive materialMore example sentences
- He said he believed that the cracks and the water leakages were caused by " internal structural problems’.
- Water leakages had been reduced dramatically.
- This project was aimed at identifying leakages which would reduce both water pilferage and contamination.
- 1.1 Physics The gradual escape of an electric charge or current, or magnetic flux: check for voltage leakage from every possible source [as modifier]: leakage currentsMore example sentences
- Non-destructive testing services also will be available, including eddy current, flux leakage and ultrasonic inspection.
- Negative charge is generally carried to the surface by leakage currents and lightning strikes beneath clouds.
- Their use is not recommended for many reasons, including electrical current leakage.
- 2Deliberate disclosure of confidential information: suspicion as to the source of the leakage had fallen on a variety of people the constant leakage of the party’s executive minutes to the papersMore example sentences
- And even that never would have happened if not for the fact that California has a law requiring disclosure of leakage of personal information.
- A recent survey ranked confidential information leakage as the major content issue facing corporations, after spam.
- Researchers at Imperial College, London are developing mathematical and programming techniques to better assess the extent that systems prevent the leakage of confidential information.
More definitions of leakageDefinition of leakage in:
- The US English dictionary