lead2 - definition and synonyms

 
noun 

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/led/
singularlead
pluralleads
  1. 1
    [uncountable] chemistry a chemical element that is a soft heavy grey metal. Its symbol is Pb and it was used especially in the past for making pipes, covering roofs, and in paint.

    lead pipes

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  2. 2
    [countable/uncountable] the long thin black centre part of a pencil that you make marks with
  3. 3

    leads

    [plural] British flat pieces of lead used for covering roofs
  4. 4

    leads

    [plural] small narrow pieces of lead used as frames for small pieces of glass in a window