Synonyms for Leakage:


ammonia, argon, acetylene, chlorine, carbon dioxide, chlorofluorocarbon, carbon, butane, carbon monoxide, cfc. edit, checkbook journalism, citizen journalism, contribute, embed, backstory, circulation, editorship, cover. discharge, emit, beam, stream, give out, issue from, give off, generate, send out, spill. emanation (noun)
effluent, outflow, escape.
event (noun)
escape, outflow, leak.
flow (noun)
stream, discharge.
leakage (noun)
escape, outflow, leak.
waste (noun)
garbage, debris, refuse, residue, offal, decay, despoilment, Filings, waste, effluent, Dejecta, junk, rubbish, remnant, detritus, slop, chaff.

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Other relevant words:
outflow, discharge, spill, escape, leak.

Usage examples for leakage

  1. It is necessary to know the supporting strength of the rocks in relation to the weight of the dam; to know whether the rocks will allow leakage around or beneath the dam; and to know whether there are any zones of weakness in the rocks which will allow shearing of foundations under the weight of the dam in combination with the pressure of the ponded water. – The Economic Aspect of Geology by C. K. Leith
  2. The official weights at the terminal were unquestioned and if a farmer could furnish reasonable evidence of the quantity of grain he had loaded, any leakage in transit would furnish a claim case against the railway. – Deep Furrows by Hopkins Moorhouse