leakage: Meaning and Definition of


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. an allowance for loss by leaking.
  5. the loss of all or part of a useful agent, as of the electric current that flows through an insulator or of the magnetic flux that passes outside useful flux circuits
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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