Lead Lead (l[e^]d), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Leaded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Leading}.] 1. To cover, fill, or affect with lead; as, continuous firing leads the grooves of a rifle. [1913 Webster]

2. (Print.) To place leads between the lines of; as, to lead a page; leaded matter. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Leaded — Lead ed, a. 1. Fitted with lead; set in lead; as, leaded windows. [1913 Webster] 2. (Print.) Separated by leads, as the lines of a page. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • leaded — [led′əd] adj. containing a lead compound to improve the octane rating: said of gasoline …   English World dictionary

  • leaded — [[t]le̱dɪd[/t]] 1) ADJ: ADJ n Leaded petrol has had lead added to it. Japanese refiners stopped producing leaded petrol in December 1987. 2) ADJ: ADJ n Leaded windows are made of small pieces of glass held together by strips of lead …   English dictionary

  • leaded — adjective 1. (of panes of glass) fixed in place by means of thin strips of lead (Freq. 1) leaded windowpanes • Similar to: ↑fixed 2. treated or mixed with lead leaded gasoline leaded zinc • Ant …   Useful english dictionary

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  • leaded — lead|ed [ ledəd ] adjective usually before noun 1. ) containing LEAD: leaded gas ─ opposite UNLEADED 2. ) leaded windows have small narrow pieces of LEAD around them to hold them together …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • leaded — UK [ˈledɪd] / US [ˈledəd] adjective [usually before noun] 1) containing lead leaded petrol 2) leaded windows have small narrow pieces of lead around them to hold them together …   English dictionary

  • leaded — adjective a) Held on place by strips of lead. Leaded gasoline is hard to find in some areas now. b) Containing or treated with the element lead …   Wiktionary

  • leaded — lead·ed led əd adj affected with lead poisoning <leaded miners> …   Medical dictionary

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