Leak

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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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Examples of typical sound leaks include unbaffled return air grills, back-to-backelectrical boxes, non-gasketed partitions at ceiling/floor intersections, ineffective door seals, and air leaks around light fixtures and at the ceiling tile/grid interface.
All components of the wall system, including doors and glazings, should be pre- engineered for STC performance, as well as the removal of problematic sound leaks from doors, wall system joints, and seals at the ceiling and floor interface.
It may be necessary to supplement the ceiling system by pro viding closurelseal components to stop sound leaks around ceiling penetrations.