The loss of material from a column or septum caused by hightemperature operation. Bleed can result in ghost peaks and increased detector baseline offset and noise.
The term "bleed" was found in the following pages:
Instrument database: Labconco Corporation - Protector® XStream Laboratory Hoods
Instrument database: Agilent Technologies Inc. - 5977E Series GC/MSD System
Instrument database: Micromass Ltd - Micromass Sector 54