spring a leak

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Definition of spring a leak

: to start to leak : to suddenly let water in or out through a crack or break The pipe suddenly sprung a leak.

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“Spring a leak.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spring%20a%20leak. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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