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League vs. Leak

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League

An association of states, organizations, or individuals for common action; an alliance.
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Leak

A leak is a way (usually an opening) for fluid to escape a container or fluid-containing system, such as a tank or a ship's hull, through which the contents of the container can escape or outside matter can enter the container. Leaks are usually unintended and therefore undesired.
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League

(Sports) An association of teams or clubs that compete chiefly among themselves. Also called loop1.
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Leak

To permit the escape, entry, or passage of something through a breach or flaw
Rusted pipes that were beginning to leak.
A boat leaking at the seams.
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League

A class or level of competition
The ski jump was out of his league.
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Leak

To escape or pass through a breach or flaw
Helium leaking slowly from the balloon.
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League

A unit of distance equal to 3.0 statute miles (4.8 kilometers).
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Leak

To become publicly known through a breach of secrecy
The news has leaked.
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League

Any of various other units of about the same length.
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Leak

To permit (a substance) to escape or pass through a breach or flaw
A damaged reactor leaking radioactivity into the atmosphere.
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League

A square league.
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Leak

To disclose without authorization or official sanction
Leaked classified information to a reporter.
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League

To come together in or as if in a league.
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Leak

A crack or flaw that permits something to escape from or enter a container or conduit
Fixed the leak in the roof.
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League

To bring together in or as if in a league.
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Leak

The act or instance of leaking.
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League

A group or association of cooperating members.
The League of Nations
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Leak

An amount leaked
Equipment used in cleaning up oil leaks.
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League

(sports) An organization of sports teams which play against one another for a championship.
My favorite sports organizations are the National Football League and the American League in baseball.
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Leak

An unauthorized or a deliberate disclosure of confidential information
"Sometimes we can't respond to stories based on leaks" (Ronald Reagan).
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League

Ellipsis of rugby league
Are you going to watch the league tonight?
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Leak

Loss of electric current as a result of faulty insulation.
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League

(negative polarity) A class or type of people or things that are evenly matched or on the same level.
Forget about dating him; he's out of your league.
We're not even in the same league.
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Leak

The path or place at which this loss takes place.
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League

A prefecture-level administrative unit in Inner Mongolia (Chinese: 盟).
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Leak

A crack, crevice, fissure, or hole which admits water or other fluid, or lets it escape.
A leak in a roof
A leak in a boat
A leak in a gas pipe
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League

(military) An alliance or coalition.
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Leak

The entrance or escape of a fluid through a crack, fissure, or other aperture.
The leak gained on the ship's pumps.
The babies' diapers had big leaks.
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League

(measurement) The distance that a person can walk in one hour, commonly taken to be approximately three English miles (about five kilometers).
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Leak

A divulgation, or disclosure, of information previously held secret.
The leaks by Chelsea Manning showed the secrets of the US military.
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League

A stone erected near a public road to mark the distance of a league.
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Leak

The person through whom such divulgation, or disclosure, occurs.
The press must have learned about the plan through a leak.
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League

(ambitransitive) To form an association; to unite in a league or confederacy; to combine for mutual support.
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Leak

A loss of electricity through imperfect insulation, or the point where it occurs.
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League

A measure of length or distance, varying in different countries from about 2.4 to 4.6 English statute miles of 5,280 feet each, and used (as a land measure) chiefly on the continent of Europe, and in the Spanish parts of America. The marine league of England and the United States is equal to three marine, or geographical, miles of 6080 feet each.
Mar 26, 2022

Leak

(computing) The gradual loss of a system resource caused by failure to deallocate previously reserved portions.
Resource leak
Memory leak
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League

A stone erected near a public road to mark the distance of a league.
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Leak

An act of urination.
I have to take a leak.
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League

An alliance or combination of two or more nations, parties, organizations, or persons, for the accomplishment of a purpose which requires a continued course of action, as for mutual defense, or for furtherance of commercial, religious, or political interests, etc.
And let there be'Twixt us and them no league, nor amity.
Mar 26, 2022

Leak

(ambitransitive) To allow fluid or gas to pass through an opening that should be sealed.
The wells are believed to have been leaking oil for decades, long after the operating company ceased to exist.
The faucet has been leaking since last month.
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League

An association of sports teams that establishes rules of play, decides questions of membership in the league, and organizes matches between the member teams. In some cases a sports league is called a conference, as in the National Football Conference.
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Leak

(intransitive) (of a fluid or gas) To pass through an opening that should be sealed.
No one realized that propane gas was leaking from a rusty tank in the concession area, slowly filling the unventilated room.
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League

To unite in a league or confederacy; to combine for mutual support; to confederate.
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Leak

(ambitransitive) To disclose secret information surreptitiously or anonymously.
Someone must have leaked it to our competitors that the new product will be out soon.
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League

To join in a league; to cause to combine for a joint purpose; to combine; to unite; as, common interests will league heterogeneous elements.
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Leak

To pass through when it would normally or preferably be blocked.
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League

An association of sports teams that organizes matches for its members
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Leak

To allow anything through that would normally or preferably be blocked.
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League

An association of states or organizations or individuals for common action
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Leak

To urinate.
I had to leak in the woods since there were no toilets around.
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League

An obsolete unit of distance of variable length (usually 3 miles)
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Leak

To bleed.
He shanked him, now he's leaking.
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League

Unite to form a league
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Leak

(obsolete) Leaky.
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Leak

A crack, crevice, fissure, or hole which admits water or other fluid, or lets it escape; as, a leak in a roof; a leak in a boat; a leak in a gas pipe.
Mar 26, 2022

Leak

The entrance or escape of a fluid through a crack, fissure, or other aperture; as, the leak gained on the ship's pumps.
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Leak

A loss of electricity through imperfect insulation; also, the point at which such loss occurs.
Mar 26, 2022

Leak

An act of urinating; - used mostly in the phrase take a leak, i. e. to urinate.
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Leak

The disclosure of information that is expected to be kept confidential; as, leaks by the White House staff infuriated Nixon; leaks by the Special Prosecutor were criticized as illegal.
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Leak

Leaky.
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Leak

To let water or other fluid in or out through a hole, crevice, etc.; as, the cask leaks; the roof leaks; the boat leaks.
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Leak

To enter or escape, as a fluid, through a hole, crevice, etc.; to pass gradually into, or out of, something; - usually with in or out.
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Leak

An accidental hole that allows something (fluid or light etc.) to enter or escape;
One of the tires developed a leak
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Leak

Soft watery rot in fruits and vegetables caused by fungi
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Leak

A euphemism for urination;
He had to take a leak
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Leak

The unwanted 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
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Leak

Unauthorized (especially deliberate) disclosure of confidential information
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Leak

Tell anonymously;
The news were leaked to the paper
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Leak

Be leaked;
The news leaked out despite his secrecy
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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
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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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