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Meaning of leak

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: an accidental hole that allows something (fluid or light
           etc.) to enter or escape; "one of the tires developed a
      2: soft watery rot in fruits and vegetables caused by fungi
      3: a euphemism for urination; "he had to take a leak" [syn:
         {leak}, {wetting}, {making water}, {passing water}]
      4: 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" [syn: {escape}, {leak}, {leakage},
      5: unauthorized (especially deliberate) disclosure of
         confidential information [syn: {leak}, {news leak}]
      v 1: tell anonymously; "The news were leaked to the paper"
      2: be leaked; "The news leaked out despite his secrecy" [syn:
         {leak}, {leak out}]
      3: 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: have an opening that allows light or substances to enter or
         go out; "The container leaked gasoline"; "the roof leaks

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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