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- n. The property of being leaky.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality of being leaky.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being leaky.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the condition of permitting leaks or leakage
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The story of her several sailings, her "leakiness," her final return, and her abandonment as unseaworthy, is familiar.
To this straining, Arber wholly ascribes the "leakiness" of the SPEEDWELL and the delay in the final departure of the MAYFLOWER, to which last he attributes the disastrous results he specifies.
"leakiness" with respect to the cycling of nutrients held in the soil-vegetation complex, although systems such as irrigated rice paddies, permanent tree crops and forests are inherently more sustainable than others.
But, that leakiness is dangerous for some individuals.
This predisposing leakiness can be found in close relatives of patients with Crohn's diseases, suggesting that it precedes the development of inflammation.
The context of this post was very clearly all the press chatter we're hearing about the Obama operation's new leakiness.
And there's a lot leakiness going on: For every $100 a tourist from a developed nation spends in a developing nation, only $5 only stays in the local economy, according to this United Nations Environmental Programme analysis of the economic impact of tourism.
Human actions at all scales required to feed the current world population have increased the “leakiness” of ecosystems with respect to nutrients.
Alcohol dehydrates the skin and increases the leakiness of capillaries, so more water moves from the bloodstream into soft tissues.
Sure, the water heater closet is outside the house and its leakiness makes no never mind to me—unless it would cause his closet floor my closet ceiling to collapse.