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synonyms for leaky

  • broken
  • cracked
  • faulty
  • split
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  • working
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How to use leaky in a sentence

The researchers found that the “leaky” energy generation accounted for up to 41 percent of the cells’ metabolic capacity.
SEA OTTERS DEFY OUR UNDERSTANDING OF METABOLISMCLAIRE MALDARELLIJULY 9, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The category of “species” is more human construct than biological reality—a leaky bag, as the half-wolf, half-sheepdog pups would have demonstrated—and a snapshot in time, too, as every species is gradually evolving into something new.
WHAT MAKES AN ANIMAL WILD?BOYCE UPHOLTJUNE 29, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Rival exercise giant Echelon also had a leaky API that let virtually anyone access riders’ account information.
ECHELON EXPOSED RIDERS’ ACCOUNT DATA, THANKS TO A LEAKY APIZACK WHITTAKERMAY 14, 2021TECHCRUNCH
Recent studies suggest that leaky blood vessels and inflammation are somehow involved in these symptoms.
COVID-19 CAN AFFECT THE BRAIN. NEW CLUES HINT AT HOWLAURA SANDERSAPRIL 27, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
During this idle period, the hotel’s few remaining staff members patrolled the property, troubleshooting issues that guests would have typically reported, such as a leaky sink or running toilet.
OPENING A NEW HOTEL IS NEVER EASY. TRY DOING IT DURING A PANDEMIC.ANDREA SACHSMARCH 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The assumption was that such measures would always be leaky and impossible to maintain — an idea I wrote about myself back in February.
CORONAVIRUS MODELS WERE ALWAYS ABOUT MORE THAN FLATTENING THE CURVEMAGGIE KOERTH (MAGGIE.KOERTH-BAKER@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)SEPTEMBER 10, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Tip wore leaky boots all last winter, but when spring came he bought Mrs. Pulsifer a sewing machine.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
I don't remember, 'case as I said my memory is ole an' leaky, and mebby I ain't tellin' it right in course as I tole him.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
The gasoline used also gave off a gas of highly explosive character and one very likely to escape from leaky tanks or joints.
THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
It was old and rotten and leaky, and not fit for a warship, but its new commander made the best he could of it.
STORIES OF OUR NAVAL HEROESVARIOUS
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