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a gas/oil/water etc leak

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisha gas/oil/water etc leaka gas/oil/water etc leakPOURan escape of gas or liquid through a hole in something 🔊 A gas leak caused the explosion. leak
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a gas/oil/water etc leakThe first reactor was closed down for repairs earlier this year after a gas leak.But firemen confirmed the blast at 3.42am was caused by a gas leak from a water heater.But responding to Nathan Bryce's flirting was about as wise as striking matches to find a gas leak.The victim was slumped over a freezer where he had been searching for a gas leak.That was the occasion when a gas leak caused an explosion which wrecked an entire tenement.
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