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LEAKAGE. The waste which has taken place in liquids, by their escaping out of the casks or vessels in which they were kept. By the act of March 2, 1799, s. 59, 1 Story's L. U. S, 625, it is provided that there be an allowance of two per cent for leakage, on the quantity which shall appear by the gauge to be contained in any cask of liquors, subject to duty by the gallon and ten per cent on all beer, ale, and porter, in bottles and five per cent on all other liquors in bottles; to be deducted, from the invoice quantity, in lieu of breakage or it shall be lawful to compute the duties on the actual quantity, to be ascertained by tale, at the option of the importer, to be made at the time of entry.

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But those cracks should have been found during routine quarterly radio frequency radiation leakage testing.
Japan suffered a severe setback after the earthquake-cum-tsunami hit the country on March 11, leading to a severe crisis following radiation leakage in its Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant.
BANGKOK: Thailand will randomly test imported Japanese food products for possible radiation contamination, the country s Food and Drug Administration said, after Japan warned of more radiation leakage from a power plant.
Summary: There has been an explosion and radiation leakage at a nuclear power plant in north east Japan.
Where lead is normally used in the tube housing to protect from radiation leakage, the new patent involves moving the shielding, now made of tungsten, inside the X-ray tube, closer to the point of X-ray development.
The catastrophe had also led to radiation leakage in the Fukushima plant, raising concerns about severe health hazards, and deaths in extreme cases, cause because of the leakage.
The Japanese government has drafted the Sunrise Project as part of its review on energy policies in the wake of the radiation leakage accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant which was crippled by the earthquake and tsunami in March.
Kuwait's Ministry of Health has been, since three years ago, training doctors and medics for acting in incidents and accidents of radiation leakage, he said, also indicating at Kuwait's cooperation with the United States and the World Health Organization (WHO) at this level.
While Japan's nuclear situation has somewhat stabilized during this period, concerns over radiation leakage still remain.
While some radiation leakage could be expected, Naoto Sekimura, a professor at the University of Tokyo, said a major radioactive disaster was not likely.
the NOMAD family incorporates modern internal shielding to block radiation leakage and a backscatter shield to protect the operator from X-rays scattered from the patient.
Company officials say the cobalt 60 was contained in thermal vessels that can stand heat of up to 800 C and no radiation leakage was detected.

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