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German translation of “leak”

leak

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
leck
a leaky bucket a leaky boat.
(Definition of leak from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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