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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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A trained technician can perform an installation in a matter of minutes using a specialized band to secure a gauged clamping device on the leaking line.
These results could point to one other perceived benefit of leaking a deal it potentially leads to a better match between acquirer and target.
Sound or repaired and not leaking, you must then move on and test the next area above.
2 : to let a substance or light in or out through an opening <The roof was leaking.>
Simple soapy water can also be applied to a leaking area to provide confirmation if it is needed.
If it's leaking, get your mechanic to tighten the fitting and add hydraulic fluid until the dipstick shows FULL.
Leaking gasoline on a hot engine is a detrimental safety issue; the emission of hydrocarbon vapor (fuel vapor) is a greenhouse gas environmental issue.
So consider the cost to the airport and the associated environmental consequences of having to dig up large areas of taxiways and apron to locate a leaking fuel pipe.
According to the company, industry statistics suggest about 4 peercent of pools and spas are leaking every month.
PRIME Minister Tony Blair was furious today at the leaking of Lord Hutton's report and called for an inquiry.
The researchers analyzed data on more than 850 leaking underground fuel tanks in the Los Angeles area, as well as measurements of those contaminants in groundwater at various distances from the tanks.
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.