Translation of "leak" - English-French dictionary

leak

verbleak /lik/
transitive-intransitive to allow liquid or gas to come out through a crack
fuir , laisser filtrer

The pitcher is leaking.
La cruche fuit.

The pipe leaked water all over the bathroom.
Le tuyau a laissé filtrer l'eau partout dans la salle de bain.
intransitive (of liquid or gas) to come out through a crack
fuir

Gas leaked into the store room.
Le gaz fuit dans la réserve.
transitive to give secret information to the public
divulguer

The governor's office leaked the story to the press.
Le bureau du gouverneur a divulgué l'histoire à la presse.

leak out

verb phrasalleak out [ ˈlik ˈaʊt ]
(of secret information) to become known publicly
être divulgué/-ée

The information leaked out before the election.
L'information a été divulguée avant l'élection.

leak

noun countableleak /lik/
liquid or gas that leaks
fuite feminine

a major gas leak at the factory
une fuite de gaz importante à l'usine
a crack or hole in sth that holds liquid
fuite feminine

We found the leak and repaired it.
Nous avons trouvé la fuite et nous l'avons réparée.
the act of leaking information, or the person who leaks it
fuite feminine

the leak to the newspaper
la fuite au journal

Is there a leak in the White House?
Y a-t-il une fuite à la Maison Blanche ?

(Translation of “leak” from the GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

leak

noun /liːk/

a crack or hole through which liquid or gas escapes

fuite
Water was escaping through a leak in the pipe.

the passing of gas, water etc through a crack or hole

fuite
a gas leak.

a giving away of secret information

fuite
a leak of Government plans.
leakage /-kidʒ/ noun

(an act of) leaking

fuite
Leakages in several water-mains had been reported
a leakage of information.
leaky adjective

qui fuit, percé
a leaky bucket
a leaky boat.

leak

verb

to (cause something) to pass through a leak

fuir, divulguer
Gas was leaking from the cracked pipe
He was accused of leaking secrets to the enemy.

(Translation of “leak” from the PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)