['liːkɪdʒ] or ['likɪdʒ]
(n.) A leaking; also, the quantity that enters or issues by leaking.
(n.) An allowance of a certain rate per cent for the leaking of casks, or waste of liquors by leaking.
- The cylinder had been badly cast, the pipe-condenser did not work properly, and there was still the old leakage of steam at the piston. 鲁伯特·萨金特·荷兰. 历史性发明.
- The diving case is not absolutely water-tight, nor is it desired that it should be so, as the slight leakage acts as a lubricant to the joints, and aids in their movements. 佚名. 神奇的知识之书.
- The ovens are highly insulated with a thick packing of best grade mineral wool, which reduces air leakage to a minimum and retains the heat generated for a long period. 佚名. 神奇的知识之书.
- At the back of the diving case is a recess and in it is installed a compact but powerful pump, which sucks from the feet of the suit all leakage and forces it at once outward. 佚名. 神奇的知识之书.
- It has always been difficult to restrain the leakage of knowledge from one population to another, and now it becomes impossible. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- Further interesting experiments showed that the expected large leakage of current from the rails in wet weather did not materialize. 弗兰克·刘易斯·戴尔. 爱迪生的生平和发明.
- The dying man was asking about a leakage from Willey Water into one of the pits. 戴维·赫伯特·劳伦斯. 恋爱中的女人.
- I concluded it was either leakage of gas into the manhole, or else the acid used in pickling the casting had given off hydrogen, and air had leaked in, making an explosive mixture. 弗兰克·刘易斯·戴尔. 爱迪生的生平和发明.