Definition of 'leakage'
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The company missed its leakage target last year. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This means we won't be able to reduce leakage at all over the next five years. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But this is not enough to meet the tough leakage targets set by the regulator Ofwat. Times, Sunday Times (2006)All companies met their annual leakage targets in the previous two years and this is the first time so many have failed to hit them. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Turning off the supply overnight can reduce leakage by about 35%, according to the manufacturer. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It has consistently missed leakage reduction targets set by the regulator and was told to spend another 150 million on fixing pipes, to avoid a fine. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'leakage'
British English: leakage NOUN
A leakage is an amount of liquid or gas that is escaping from a pipe or container by means of a crack, hole, or other fault.
A leakage of kerosene has polluted water supplies.
Definition of leakage from the Collins English Dictionary
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