Sinonimi di leak
1 (verbo )
to enter or escape, or allow to enter or escape, through a crack or holeThe pool's sides had cracked and the water had leaked out.
Leave a vent open to let some of the moist air escape.
The first symptom is extreme pain when passing urine.
a weapon that releases toxic nerve gas
The resulting salty water will be discharged at sea.
a cloth that dripped pink drops upon the floor
A tear trickled down his cheek.
Blood was still oozing from the wound.
Radioactive water had seeped into underground reservoirs.
the fluid that exudes from the cane toad's back
Water cannot percolate through the clay.
2 (verbo )
to make (secret information) public, esp. deliberatelyHe revealed who had leaked a confidential police report.
Neither side would disclose details of the transaction.
The facts tell a very different story.
reveal, , ,
She has refused to reveal her daughter's whereabouts.
He was charged with divulging state secrets.
spill the beans (informal),
He was ready to spill the beans about the whole affair.
She'll blab it all over the school.
let the cat out of the bag,
blow wide open (slang)
1 (sostantivo )
the act or an instance of leakingIt's thought a gas leak may have caused the blast.
2 (sostantivo )
a crack or hole that allows the accidental escape or entrance of liquid, gas, radiation, etc.a leak in the radiator
They got in through a hole in the wall.
kids with holes in the knees of their jeans
He squeezed through an opening in the fence.
She watched him though a crack in the curtains.
an instrument used to make a puncture in the abdominal wall
Through the aperture he could see daylight.
He peered through a chink in the curtains.
a huge boulder with rare ferns growing in every crevice
There was a great crack, and a fissure opened up.
3 (sostantivo )
a disclosure of secret informationSerious leaks involving national security are likely to be investigated.
unauthorised newspaper disclosures
The movie is an exposé of prison conditions in the South.
the exposure of Anthony Blunt as a former Soviet spy
She wanted an admission of guilt from her father.
revelations about his private life
She saw his newspaper piece as a betrayal of her confidence.
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in the sense of admission
a confessionShe wanted an admission of guilt from her father.
in the sense of aperture
a hole or openingThrough the aperture he could see daylight.
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