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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recommends adding closure/seal components to prevent sound leaks through return-air grills, lay-in light fixtures, sprinkler heads, and other utility penetrations.
As a result, the tests do not factor in the "as-built" details in ceilings, walls, and floors that can cause sound leaks, thus compromising the laboratory-rated performance.
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.