leak

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1 leak /ˈliːk/ verb
leaks; leaked; leaking
1 leak
/ˈliːk/
verb
leaks; leaked; leaking
Learner's definition of LEAK
: to let something (such as a liquid or gas) in or out through a hole in a surface
[no object]
[+ object]
[no object] of a liquid, gas, etc. : to come in or go out through a hole in a surface
[+ object] : to give (secret information) to someone so that it becomes known to the public
[no object] : to become known to the public usually + out
2 leak /ˈliːk/ noun
plural leaks
2 leak
/ˈliːk/
noun
plural leaks
Learner's definition of LEAK
[count]
: a hole in a surface that lets something (such as a liquid or gas) pass in or out
: an occurrence in which something (such as a liquid or gas) passes through a hole in a surface
: a situation in which people learn about information that is supposed to be secret

take a leak

informal + impolite or British have a leak
: to pass liquid from the body : urinate

— leakproof

/ˈliːkˌpruːf/ adjective
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