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An instance of leaking
“While diesel is less flammable than gasoline, any fuel leak creates serious safety and environmental risks in a marine setting.”
An intentional disclosure of secret information
“The second thing to do is to see if you can make anonymous or obscure personal information so that a leak will be less damaging.”
A hole in a container or covering through which contents may accidentally pass
“Fire brigade officers say the leak occurred in a pipe on the first floor.”
Seep; make known
“Also, why, and on whose authority, did unnamed police sources leak information to the press?”
To allow fluid to escape or enter something that should be sealed
“Short-term methods of storage are unsatisfactory because containers leak and break open long before the wastes are safe.”
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