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leak (LEEK) (verb)
1. To become known despite efforts of secrecy: The news about the private and quiet marriage of Trina and Maurice was about to leak to the press regardless of their best efforts.
2. To let a substance or light pass through an opening: Josie is afraid the roof will leak during the thunderstorm.
leek (LEEK) (noun)
An edible plant related to the onion and having a long white, slender bulb and flat, dark-green leaves: Soup made with leek, potatoes, and cream is very delicious.

The chef was upset because someone tried to leak her famous recipe for leek soup to a national cooking magazine.