Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “leakage”

leakage

noun [U]     /ˈliːkɪdʒ/
the problem of a liquid or gas coming out of something when it should not: Water companies have been told that they must reduce leakage.Plumbing and pipes and sewageMovement of liquids
(Definition of leakage noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Definitions of “leakage” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

crew

If you crew a boat, or crew for someone on their boat, you help to sail it.

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More