leakverb [I or T]uk us /liːk/
leak verb [I or T] (LIQUID/GAS)
leak verb [I or T] (INFORMATION)
leaknoun [C]uk us /liːk/
leak noun [C] (LIQUID/GAS)
- A leak in the gas mains caused a major explosion.
- There's a gas leak and the whole building could go up at any moment.
- Have you plugged that leak in the pipe?
- The chemical leak had poisoned the water supply.
- There was a leak in one of the pipes and water was squirting out all over the kitchen floor.
leak noun [C] (INFORMATION)