leakage

Definitions

Aviation

Commerce

  • noun an amount of goods lost in storage, e.g. by going bad or by being stolen or by leaking from the container

Electronics

  • The usually undesired escape or entry of something, such as a fluid or energy, due to a leak (1).
  • The undesired flow of leakage current.

Media Studies

  • noun the way in which confidential information reaches the media through unofficial channels

Politics

  • noun the unofficial release of secret information, usually to the media
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