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Leak

Slang.

1. In stocks or other securities, to lose value slowly.

2. In bonds, to slowly increase in yield over the risk-free rate of return, which indicates gradually increasing risk.
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Once we were certain this wasn't leaking, we could block it off and flood the balcony to see if that leaked.
Oil leaking has begun at British Petroleum (BP) platform on April 20 under the 1500 meters below under the sea.
Always hire a plumber that specializes in electronic camera leak detection that can locate and repair the leaking slab quickly, before the problem gets worse and costs you much more in repairs.
The cable-based leak detection system was recently installed at Madrid Airport to ensure rapid detection of leaking fuel despite local ground water conditions, which could in other circumstances make leak detection more difficult.
MTBE, which smells like turpentine, often escapes from leaking gas-storage tanks and spreads in underground plumes.
Leaking containers must be packed in drums with several inches of vermiculite all around the leaker to soak up the DS2.
Tanks can fail by leaking or breaking (collapse or rupture of the tank).
Thermal oil vapors leaking from a system can be highly flammable.
A leaking buried oil tank is the single most expensive problem that a homeowner can have," says home inspector Jeffrey May.
Sarah Tisdall jailed for six months in 1984 for leaking memos from Michael Heseltine on times missiles were arriving at Greenham Common.
Ask your water utility for a toilet leak detection kit, which will help you identify leaking commodes.
The Macaulays are offering discounted inspections for American Canyon, Napa, and Vallejo families, business owners and municipalities who want to ensure that their pipes or pools are not leaking, potentially causing lasting damage.