Definition of Leakiness

1. Noun. The condition of permitting leaks or leakage. "The leakiness of the boat made it dangerous to use"

Generic synonyms: Condition, Status
Derivative terms: Leaky



Definition of Leakiness

1. n. The quality of being leaky.

Definition of Leakiness

1. Noun. The property of being leaky. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Leakiness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leakiness

leak-proof
leak fungus
leak out
leak point pressure
leakage
leakages
leaked
leakee
leakees
leakeite
leaker
leakers
leakier
leakiest
leakily
leakiness (current term)
leakinesses
leaking
leakless
leakproof
leaks
leaky
leal
lealer
lealest
leally
lealties
lealty
leam
leaman

Literary usage of Leakiness

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1. Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the United States by United States Supreme Court, William Cranch, Henry Wheaton, Richard Peters, Benjamin Chew Howard, Jeremiah Sullivan Black (1903)
"The condemnation proceeded as well on the ground of the leakiness of the vessel, as of her decayed condition ; and it is sufficient for the plaintiff, ..."

2. Publications of the Navy Records Society by Navy Records Society (Great Britain) (1904)
"Captain Rooke! has written about his ship's leakiness, ... To give timely notice in case the leakiness of his ship shall grow upon him. 1864. [p. 352. ..."

3. A Descriptive Catalogue of the Naval Manuscripts in the Pepysian Library at by Pepys Library, Samuel Pepys, Great Britain Admiralty. Archives (1904)
"To give timely notice in case the leakiness of his ship shall grow upon him. 1864. [p. 352.] 16 Oct. SP to the Navy Board.— Will get their estimate signed ..."

4. A Treatise on the Law of Marine Insurance and Average: With References to by Joseph Arnould (1850)
"Potu, the night after sailing fell in with a gale which strained her °w' ep so much that she made 10J inches water in the hour, and the leakiness increased ..."

5. The May-flower and Her Log, July 15, 1620-May 6, 1621: Chiefly from Original by Azel Ames (1901)
"The story of her several sailings, her " leakiness," her final return, ... To this straining, Arber wholly ascribes the " leakiness " of the SPEEDWELL and ..."

6. Practical Safety Methods and Devices, Manufacturing and Engineering by George Alvin Cowee (1916)
"Properly made dynamite should be proof against leakiness under normal conditions of temperature and moisture. To test its quality in this respect, ..."

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