leakage

Part of speech: noun

The act of leaking; the quantity that leaks; an allowance for loss by leaking.

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Usage examples "leakage":

  1. From the information given to the police by Pigott, it would soon be found there was some leakage, which would, no doubt, be traced to the " Irishman" office. - "The Life Story of an Old Rebel", John Denvir.
  2. Then I can say confidently that there has been no leakage. - "The Eye of Osiris", R. Austin Freeman.
  3. The leakage from the ranks of Kent's School was not all towards the Picturesque School, but to what Loudon terms Repton's School, which may be considered as combining all that was excellent in what had gone before. - "Garden-Craft Old and New", John D. Sedding.