Meaning of LEAKAGE in English
/lee"kij/ , n.
1. an act of leaking; leak.
2. something that leaks in or out.
3. the amount that leaks in or out.
4. Com. an allowance for loss by leaking.
5. Physics , Elect. the loss of all or part of a useful agent, as of the electric current that flows through an insulator (leakage current) or of the magnetic flux that passes outside useful flux circuits (leakage flux) .
[ 1480-90; LEAK + -AGE ]
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012