Translation of "leak" - English-German dictionary


noun /liːk/

a crack or hole through which liquid or gas escapes

das Leck
Water was escaping through a leak in the pipe.

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

das Durchsickern
a gas leak.

a giving away of secret information

das Durchsickern
a leak of Government plans.
leakage /-kidʒ/ noun

(an act of) leaking

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

a leaky bucket
a leaky boat.

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