lead

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Definizione monolingua lead


lead


Verb

lead (third-person singular simple present leads, present participle leading, simple past and past participle leaded)


  1. (transitive) To cover, fill, or affect with lead; as, continuous firing leads the grooves of a rifle.
  2. (transitive, printing) To place leads between the lines of; as, to lead a page; leaded matter.
Noun

lead (countable and uncountable; plural leads)


  1. (uncountable) A heavy, pliable, inelastic metal element, having a bright, bluish color, but easily tarnished; both malleable and ductile, though with little tenacity. It is easily fusible, forms alloys with other metals, and is an ingredient of solder and type metal. Atomic number 82, Atomic weight 206.4, Specific Gravity 11.37, Symbol Pb (from Latin plumbum).
  2. (countable) A plummet or mass of lead attached to a line, used in sounding depth at sea or (dated) to estimate velocity in knots.
  3. A thin strip of type metal, used to separate lines of type in printing.
  4. (uncountable, typography) Vertical space in advance of a row or between rows of text. Also known as leading.
    This copy has too much lead; I prefer less space between the lines.
  5. Sheets or plates of lead used as a covering for roofs.
  6. (plural leads) A roof covered with lead sheets or terne plates.
    • I would have the tower two stories, and goodly leads upon the top. — Bacon
  7. (countable) A thin cylinder of black lead or plumbago (graphite) used in pencils.
  8. (slang) bullets
    They filled him full of lead.
Adjective

lead (not comparable)


  1. (not comparable) Foremost.
    The contestants are all tied; no one has the lead position.


Definizione italiano>inglese lead

piombo
  chemical element
  Metallo altamente tossico e molto duttile di colore grigio argenteo, dal simbolo Pb e dal numero atomico 82; si trova principalmente nella galena e viene usato nelle leghe , negli accumulatori elettrici, nei rivestimenti di cavi, pitture e negli schermi contro le radiazioni.
  A heavy toxic bluish-white metallic element with symbol Pb and atomic number 82 that is highly malleable; occurs principally as galena and is used in alloys, accumulators, cable sheaths, paints, and as a radiation shield. (Source: CED)
condurre
  guide or conduct with the hand, or by means of some physical contact connection
  guide or conduct in a certain course
  conduct or direct with authority
guidare
  guide or conduct with the hand, or by means of some physical contact connection
andare avanti
  intransitive: be ahead of others
  intransitive: to go first
comportarsi
  guide or conduct oneself
  intransitive: to guide or conduct
convincere
  draw or direct by influence
essere di mano
  begin a game of cards or dominoes
essere in testa
  intransitive: have the highest interim score in a game
influenzare
  draw or direct by influence
mina
  refill for writing tool
scandaglio
  plummet to measure depth of water
portare
cliente potenziale
  A potential customer who must be contacted by a salesperson and either qualified or disqualified as a sales opportunity. Leads will be converted into accounts, contacts, or opportunities if they are qualified. Otherwise they are deleted or archived.
accompagnare
anticipare
arrivare
avanzare
comando
direzione
dirigere
dominare
filo
filo elettrico
grafite
guida
guidato
guinzaglio
impiombare
indizio
indurre
interlinea
lead
menare
mina di matita
plombo
posizione
seguire
sorpassare
traccia
trasportare
uscire

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