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  • 1 Leaky abstraction — A leaky abstraction is a notion applied to implementations of an abstraction. This notion, attributed to software commentator Joel Spolsky, indicates that specific implementation details manifest themselves in some obstructive or counter… …

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  • 2 Leaky — Leak y, a. [Compar. {Leakier}; superl. {Leakiest}.] 1. Permitting water or other fluid to leak in or out; as, a leaky roof or cask; a leaky faucet. [1913 Webster] 2. Apt to disclose secrets; tattling; not close. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] 3.… …

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  • 3 leaky — lē kē adj relating to or being a mutant gene that changes the structure of the protein and esp. an enzyme that it determines so that some but not all of its biological activity is lost also being such a protein with subnormal activity …

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  • 4 Leaky bucket — Although the leaky bucket algorithm has several uses, it is best understood in the context of network traffic shaping or rate limiting. Typically, the algorithm is used to control the rate at which data is injected into a network, smoothing out… …

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  • 5 Leaky feeder — A leaky feeder is a communications system used in underground mining and other tunnel environments. It consists of a cable run along drivages which emits and receives radio waves. The system has a limited range and because of the high frequency… …

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  • 6 leaky — adjective Having leaks, not sealed. The leaky bucket only dripped one drop at a time, but by the time I got back to the house it was half empty …

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  • 7 leaky mutation — a gene mutation that reduces but does not abolish the activity of the gene product …

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  • 8 The Leaky Cauldron (website) — Infobox Website name = The Leaky Cauldron (LeakyNews.com) caption = url = www.the leaky cauldron.org commercial = Unknown type = Harry Potter language = English (U.S.) registration = None owner = Leaky Inc. author = Kevin MurphyB.K DeLongMelissa… …

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  • 9 Six Months in a Leaky Boat — Infobox Single Name = Six Months in a Leaky Boat Artist = Split Enz from Album = Time and Tide B side = Make Sense of It Released = 1982 Format = Recorded = 1982 Genre = Pop/Rock Length = 4:21 Label = Mushroom Records Writer = Tim Finn, Split Enz …

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  • 10 Tight — Tight, a. [Compar. {Tighter} (t[imac]t [ e]r); superl. {Tightest}.] [OE. tight, thiht; probably of Scand. origin; cf. Icel. [thorn][=e]ttr, Dan. t[ae]t, Sw. t[ a]t: akin to D. & G. dicht thick, tight, and perhaps to E. thee to thrive, or to thick …

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  • 11 Tighter — Tight Tight, a. [Compar. {Tighter} (t[imac]t [ e]r); superl. {Tightest}.] [OE. tight, thiht; probably of Scand. origin; cf. Icel. [thorn][=e]ttr, Dan. t[ae]t, Sw. t[ a]t: akin to D. & G. dicht thick, tight, and perhaps to E. thee to thrive, or to …

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  • 12 Tightest — Tight Tight, a. [Compar. {Tighter} (t[imac]t [ e]r); superl. {Tightest}.] [OE. tight, thiht; probably of Scand. origin; cf. Icel. [thorn][=e]ttr, Dan. t[ae]t, Sw. t[ a]t: akin to D. & G. dicht thick, tight, and perhaps to E. thee to thrive, or to …

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  • 13 tight — a. 1. Compact, firm, firmly held together. 2. Close, fast, not open, not leaky. 3. Close fitting, not loose. 4. Tense, stretched, taught. 5. Close. 6. Whole, neat. 7. (Colloq.) Fuddle …

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  • 14 Water-tight — Wa ter tight , a. So tight as to retain, or not to admit, water; not leaky. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 15 Stanch — Stanch, a. [Compar. {Stancher} ( [ e]r); superl. {Stanchest}.] [From {Stanch}, v. t., and hence literally signifying, stopped or stayed; cf. Sp. estanco stopped, tight, not leaky, as a ship. See {Stanch}, v. t.] [Written also {staunch}.] 1.… …

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  • 16 Stancher — Stanch Stanch, a. [Compar. {Stancher} ( [ e]r); superl. {Stanchest}.] [From {Stanch}, v. t., and hence literally signifying, stopped or stayed; cf. Sp. estanco stopped, tight, not leaky, as a ship. See {Stanch}, v. t.] [Written also {staunch}.] 1 …

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  • 17 Stanchest — Stanch Stanch, a. [Compar. {Stancher} ( [ e]r); superl. {Stanchest}.] [From {Stanch}, v. t., and hence literally signifying, stopped or stayed; cf. Sp. estanco stopped, tight, not leaky, as a ship. See {Stanch}, v. t.] [Written also {staunch}.] 1 …

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  • 18 staunch — Stanch Stanch, a. [Compar. {Stancher} ( [ e]r); superl. {Stanchest}.] [From {Stanch}, v. t., and hence literally signifying, stopped or stayed; cf. Sp. estanco stopped, tight, not leaky, as a ship. See {Stanch}, v. t.] [Written also {staunch}.] 1 …

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  • 19 nonleaky — adjective Not leaky. a nonleaky aquifer …

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  • 20 Hogwarts — Not to be confused with Hogwort. Hogwarts School of Witchcraft And Wizardry Harry Potter school …

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