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Overview of noun leak

The noun leak has 5 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) leak

(an accidental hole that allows something (fluid or light etc.) to enter or escape; "one of the tires developed a leak")

2. leak

(soft watery rot in fruits and vegetables caused by fungi)

3. leak, wetting, making water, passing water

(a euphemism for urination; "he had to take a leak")

4. escape, leak, leakage, outflow

(the discharge of a fluid from some container; "they tried to stop the escape of gas from the damaged pipe"; "he had to clean up the leak")

5. leak, news leak

(unauthorized (especially deliberate) disclosure of confidential information)


Overview of verb leak

The verb leak has 4 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) leak

(tell anonymously; "The news were leaked to the paper")

2. leak, leak out

(be leaked; "The news leaked out despite his secrecy")

3. leak

(enter or escape as through a hole or crack or fissure; "Water leaked out of the can into the backpack"; "Gas leaked into the basement")

4. leak

(have an opening that allows light or substances to enter or go out; "The container leaked gasoline"; "the roof leaks badly")

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