1. A tiny or insignificant bit or quantity
2. A small trickling stream or flow
The formation and falling of drops of liquid; SYN. trickle, dribble.
1. A part of a cornice or other member that projects to throw off rainwater; also; an overlapping metal strip or an underneath groove for the same purpose
2. A falling in drops
3. Liquid that falls, overflows, or is extruded in drops
4. The sound made by or as if by falling drops
5. A device for the administration of a fluid at a slow rate especially into a vein; also; a material so administered
6. A dull or unattractive person
1. A means or way of escaping.
2. An avoidance of danger or difficulty.
3. An inclination to retreat from unpleasant realities through diversion or fantasy; SYN. escapism.
4. The act of escaping physically; SYN. flight.
5. The unwanted discharge of a fluid from some container; SYN. leak, leakage, outflow.
6. (Botany) A plant originally cultivated but now growing wild.
Sinonimi: wetting | making water | passing water
ETYM Akin to Dutch lek leaky, a leak, German leck, Icel. lekr leaky, Dan. laek leaky, a leak, Swed. läck; cf. as. hlec full of cracks or leaky. Related to Leak.
1. An accidental hole that allows something (fluid or light etc.) to enter or escape.
2. Unauthorized (esp. deliberate) disclosure of confidential information.
3. Soft watery rot in fruits and vegetables caused by fungi.
4. (Slang) A euphemism for urination; SYN. wetting, making water, passing water.
ETYM Cf. Dutch lekkage.
A leak; also, the quantity that enters or is lost by leaking.
In economics, money that leaves the circular flow of income. The three main leakages are usually said to be savings, taxes, and imports.
1. The act of administering or being in charge of something
2. The state of being in operation
3. (With) To be competitive and have a chance to win
A thin, slow, or intermittent stream or movement