- A body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land
- Any of numerous bright translucent organic pigments
- A purplish red pigment prepared from lac or cochineal
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Definition of: SLAKE
- (a.) To allay; to quench; to extinguish; as, to slake thirst.
- (a.) To mix with water, so that a true chemical combination shall take place; to slack; as, to slake lime.
- (v. i.) To go out; to become extinct.
- (v. i.) To abate; to become less decided.
- (v. i.) To slacken; to become relaxed.
- (v. i.) To become mixed with water, so that a true chemical combination takes place; as, the lime slakes.
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- Have an opening that allows light or substances to enter or go out; "The container leaked gasoline"; "the roof leaks badly"
- Enter or escape as through a hole or crack or fissure; "Water leaked out of the can into the backpack"; "Gas leaked into the basement"
- Be leaked; "The news leaked out despite his secrecy"
- Tell anonymously; "The news were leaked to the paper"
- Unauthorized (especially deliberate) disclosure of confidential information
- The discharge of a fluid from some container; "they tried to stop the escape of gas from the damaged pipe"; "he had to clean up the leak"
- An accidental hole that allows something (fluid or light etc.) to enter or escape; "one of the tires developed a leak"
- A euphemism for urination; "he had to take a leak"
- Soft watery rot in fruits and vegetables caused by fungi