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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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These results could point to one other perceived benefit of leaking a deal it potentially leads to a better match between acquirer and target.
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.
If the stain is near the toilet, a leaking flange is the most likely source.
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.
The bottom of a flat-bottom tank is also a membrane, but its primary function is to prevent the tank contents from leaking into the ground.
Fluid leaking from valves, gasketing, welds or instrument ports finds its way into porous insulation and wicks through.
The arrow on the right is the location where water was found leaking from plumbing pipes in the ceiling.
The responsibility for home tanks falls on state and local governments, and although 35 states listed USTs as among their top 10 sources of groundwater pollution in 1996, many don't regulate them unless they're actually leaking.