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leak•age



Pronunciation: (lē'kij), [key]
n.
1. an act of leaking; leak.
2. something that leaks in or out.
3. the amount that leaks in or out.
4. Com.an allowance for loss by leaking.
5. Physics, Elect.the loss of all or part of a useful agent, as of the electric current that flows through an insulator (leak'age cur"rent) or of the magnetic flux that passes outside useful flux circuits (leak'age flux").

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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