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lead

part of a rigging line. from the rigging point to the load (contrast with fall).

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
lead (verb)
transitive verb
1.
a) to guide on a way especially by going in advance
b) to direct on a course or in a direction
c) to serve as a channel for - a pipe leads water to the house
2.
to go through - live lead a quiet life
3.
a) (1) to direct the operations, activity, or performance of - lead an orchestra
(2) to have charge of - lead a campaign
(3) to ask (a witness) a question in a way that suggests what the answer should be to ask (a witness) a question - leading
b) (1) to go at the head of - lead a parade
(2) to be first in or among - lead the league
(3) to have a over - margin led his opponent
4.
to bring to some conclusion or condition - led to believe otherwise
5.
to begin play with - lead trumps
6.
a) to aim in front of (a moving object) - lead a duck
intransitive verb
b) to pass a ball or puck just in front of (a moving teammate)
1.
a) to guide someone or something along a way
b) to lie, run, or open in a specified place or direction - path leads uphill
c) to guide a dance partner through the steps of a dance
2.
a) to be first
b) (1) - begin open
(2) to play the first card of a , round, or game - trick
3.
to tend toward or have a result - study leading to a degree
4.
to direct the first of a series of blows at an opponent in boxing guide
lead (noun)
1.
a) (1) - leadership
(2) - example precedent
b) (1) position at the front - vanguard
(2) - initiative
(3) the act or privilege of playing first in a card game , also the card or suit played first
c) a or measure of advantage or superiority or position in advance - margin
2.
one that as - leads
a) - lode
b) a channel of water especially through a field of ice
c) - indication clue
d) a role in a dramatic production - principal , also one who plays such a role
e) - leash
f) (1) an introductory section of a news story
(2) a news story of chief importance
3.
an insulated electrical connected to an electrical device - conductor
4.
the course of a rope from end to end
5.
the amount of axial advance of a point accompanying a complete turn of a thread (as of a screw or worm)
6.
a position taken by a base runner off a base toward the next
7.
the first punch of a series or an exchange of punches in boxing
lead (adjective)
acting or serving as a lead or - (see lead) leader a lead article
lead (noun)
1.
a bluish-white soft malleable plastic but inelastic heavy metallic element found mostly in combination and used especially in pipes, cable sheaths, batteries, solder, and shields against radioactivity - ductile see element table
2.
a) a for sounding at sea - plummet
b) British a usually flat lead roof
c) lead framing for panes in windows
d) a thin strip of metal used to separate lines of in printing - type
3.
a) a thin stick of marking substance (as graphite) in or for a pencil
b) - white lead
4.
- bullets projectiles
5.
- tetraethyl lead
lead (verb)
transitive verb
1.
to cover, line, or weight with lead - (see lead)
2.
to fix (window glass) in position with - leads
3.
to put space between the lines of (typeset matter)
4.
to treat or mix with lead or a lead compound - leaded gasoline
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