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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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The water waste from just one leaky toilet, over the course of a year, could potentially fill a backyard swimming pool.
However, if she has moderate to severe regurgitation, she might benefit from additional treatments, one of which could include surgery to replace or repair the leaky valve.
In 2004, Lt Gen Leaky was appointed as commander of EUFOR, the European Union peacekeeping force that replaces the NATO-led SFOR in Bosnia in December 2004, having served in the role of Director General of Army Training and Recruiting.
But Woolworths said they had no plans to take Sniffles the Leaky Nose off their shelves.
Search, said: "The People's Choice award gives the nation a chance to have their say and the overwhelming popularity of The Leaky Cauldron shows that Harry Potter fever remains strong, even though the first book was published almost 10 years ago.
She had a patch put on the hole in her heart and her leaky valve was stitched up.
Leaky ductwork is often times more detrimental to the efficiency of a home than air leakage through the building envelope.
The resonant, rhythmic drip-drip-drip from a leaky roof into three galvanized buckets creates an audible metaphor for Soto's staged vision of Latin culture.
THE NEW AMERICAN and the John Birch Society expend great effort to educate the public to the peril we are in, but it seems to me that doing this while tailing to connect these things to the 17th Amendment is a little like continually adding water to the cooling system of an automobile with a leaky radiator but never bothering to fix the leak.
You could even imagine tracking the wake of a leaky trawler or some other oceangoing vessel that had been polluting.
Filled with humor and British slang, the books relate the triumphs and woes of stunningly self-absorbed 15-year-old Georgia in diary form as she struggles with her loony parents, leaky little sister, girlfriends irritatingly obsessed with their own problems rather than Georgia's, ferocious pet cat Angus, and of course boyfriends.
As well as having a dilapidated church with a leaky roof, Ft.