Leak definition

Leak means any visible leakage, including misting and clouding.
Leak means a VOC emission indicated by an instrument calibrated according to Method 21 of 40 CFR, Part 60, Appendix A, using zero air (less than 10 parts per million [ppm] of hydrocarbon in air) and a mixture of methane or n-hexane and air at a concentration of about, but less than, 10,000 ppm methane or n-hexane.
Leak or "leakage" means any escape of a hazardous substance from the ordinary containers employed in the normal course of storage, transfer, processing or use into a secondary containment or diversion system or onto a surface from which it is cleaned up and removed prior to its escape into the waters or onto the lands of the State.

Examples of Leak in a sentence

Fittings Leak Checks (every 6 to 12 months)Fittings that are made of nonmetal materials, such as ducted vents, plastic valves, and rubber fittings, located throughout the gas or waste pipeline must be inspected at least once a year.

Has had a third party evaluation reviewed by the National Work Group on Leak Detection Evaluations (NWGLDE) and a listing of the leak detection equipment or method appears on the list maintained by the NWGLDE.

To co-ordinate with and disclose the relevant facts of the incident of actual or suspected Leak of UPSI to the Inquiry Committee.

Only third party certifications that have been reviewed and approved by the National Work Group on Leak Detection Evaluations (NWGLDE), found at the NWGLDE website, will be accepted (www.nwglde.org).

If this is acceptable, check the interstage manifolding for leaks, using the methods outlined in Leak Checking Techniques.Also check the booster discharge connections for leaks per Booster and Backing Pump Leaks.If P2/P1 is equal to the pumping speeds ratio, the trouble is on the inlet side of the booster.


More Definitions of Leak

Leak means any discharge of a regulated substance from a point in a tank system or dispensing system, that is not intended to be a discharge or dispensing point.
Leak means any of several events that indicate interruption of confine- ment of vinyl chloride within process equipment. Leaks include events regu- lated under subpart V of this part such as:
Leak means a crack or hole that lets petroleum product vapor or liquid escape that can be identified through the use of sight, sound, smell, an explosimeter, or the use of a meter that measures volatile organic compounds. When an explosimeter or meter is used to detect a leak, a leak is a measurement that is equal to or greater than 100 percent of the lower explosive limit, as detected by a combustible gas detector using the test procedure described in Rule .0940 of this Section.
Leak means a VOC emission indicated by an instrument calibrated according to Method 21 using zero air (less than 10 parts per million [ppm] of hydrocarbon in air) and a mixture of methane or n-hexane and air at a concentration of about, but less than, 10,000 ppm methane or n-hexane; by dripping liquid; or by calibrated sensor.
Leak means, for the purposes of Section IX only, the escape of a hazardous substance from primary or secon dary containment as detected by leak detection methods approved by SCDHEC under this Agreement or by any other means.
Leak means the failure of an AST to contain a Regulated Substance.