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lead

Used in pencils.
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Submitted on September 01, 2009

Additional definitions for 'lead':

leadA roof covered with lead sheets or terne plates.
leadA thin strip of type metal, used to separate lines of type in printing.
leadBullets.
leadI would have the tower two stories, and goodly leads upon the top. — Bacon.
leadSheets or plates of lead used as a covering for roofs.
leadTo estimate velocity in knots.
leadVertical space in advance of a row or between rows of text. Also known as leading.
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