[lee-kuh ns] /ˈli kəns/
the reciprocal of the resistance of insulation.
[leek] /lik/ noun 1. an unintended hole, crack, or the like, through which liquid, gas, light, etc., enters or escapes: a leak in the roof. 2. an act or instance of leaking. 3. any means of unintended entrance or escape. 4. Electricity. the loss of current from a conductor, usually resulting from poor insulation. 5. […]
[lee-kee] /ˈli ki/ noun 1. Louis Seymour Bazett [baz-it] /ˈbæz ɪt/ (Show IPA), 1903–72, British archaeologist and anthropologist. 2. Mary (Douglas) 1913–96, British archaeologist (wife of Louis Leakey). 3. their son, Richard (Erskine Frere) [freer] /frɪər/ (Show IPA), born 1944, Kenyan paleontologist and animal-rights activist. /ˈliːkɪ/ noun 1. Louis Seymour Bazett (ˈbæzɪt). 1903–72, British anthropologist […]
[leek-proof] /ˈlikˌpruf/ adjective 1. designed to prevent : a leakproof bottle.
[lee-kee] /ˈli ki/ adjective, leakier, leakiest. 1. allowing liquid, gas, etc., to enter or escape: a leaky boat; a leaky container. 2. Informal. unreliable: a leaky memory; a leaky tongue. /ˈliːkɪ/ adjective leakier, leakiest 1. leaking or tending to leak adj. mid-15c., from leak (n.) + -y (2). Related: Leakiness.