Definitions for "LEAD"
A heavy blue-gray metal much used in giving stability to light lovers -- particularly to those who love not wisely but other men's wives. Lead is also of great service as a counterpoise to an argument of such weight that it turns the scale of debate the wrong way. An interesting fact in the chemistry of international controversy is that at the point of contact of two patriotisms lead is precipitated in great quantities. Hail, holy Lead! -- of human feuds the great And universal arbiter; endowed With penetration to pierce any cloud Fogging the field of controversial hate, And with a sift, inevitable, straight, Searching precision find the unavowed But vital point. Thy judgment, when allowed By the chirurgeon, settles the debate. O useful metal! -- were it not for thee We'd grapple one another's ears alway: But when we hear thee buzzing like a bee We, like old Muhlenberg, "care not to stay." And when the quick have run away like pellets Jack Satan smelts the dead to make new bullets.
One of the elements, a heavy, pliable, inelastic metal, having a bright, bluish color, but easily tarnished. It is both malleable and ductile, though with little tenacity, and is used for tubes, sheets, bullets, etc. Its specific gravity is 11.37. It is easily fusible (melting point 327.5° C), forms alloys with other metals, and is an ingredient of solder and type metal. Atomic number 82. Atomic weight, 207.2. Symbol Pb (L. Plumbum). It is chiefly obtained from the mineral galena, lead sulphide.
An article made of lead or an alloy of lead
To go or to be in advance of; to precede; hence, to be foremost or chief among; as, the big sloop led the fleet of yachts; the Guards led the attack; Demosthenes leads the orators of all ages.
To begin a game, round, or trick, with; as, to lead trumps; the double five was led.
The act or right of playing first in a game or round; the card suit, or piece, so played; as, your partner has the lead.
the distance of haul, as from a cutting to an embankment.
In spiral screw threads, worm wheels, or the like, the amount of advance of any point in the spiral for a complete turn.
an instrument for discovering the depth of water, attached to a lead-line, which is marked at certain distances to measure the fathoms.
The leg that leads during the canter. The inside foreleg reaches the farthest during a correct lead.
A specific footfall pattern at the canter or lope in which the inside legs of the circle reach farther forward than the outside legs. When working to the right on the right lead, the horse's right foreleg and right hind leg reach farther forward than the left legs. If a horse is loping in a circle to the right on the left lead, he is said to be on the wrong lead or is counter-cantering.
indicates which foot moves forward first at the canter or gallop
Keywords:  dynamo, lag, wire, conductor, insulated
The angle between the line joining the brushes of a continuous-current dynamo and the diameter symmetrical between the poles.
an electrical conductor, typically as an insulated wire or cable, connecting an electrical device to another device or to a power source, such as a conductor conveying electricity from a dynamo.
(pronounced ‘leed’) One of the set of solid, formed conductors or wires that extend from a component and provide a mechanical and electrical connection. See pin. lead configuration The shape into which component leads are formed. The most common surface mount lead configurations are gull-wing and J-lead.
Keywords:  leash, harness, restrained, collar, dog
A strap, cord, or chain attached to the collar or harness for the purpose of restraining or leading the dog. Leash.
A leash, strap cord or chain attached to a collar or harness by which the dog is restrained or led.
An event or activity in which a user submits information in a website. A lead can be when a user fills out a form or requests information, but can also be a download if it is a free sample or for a trial period. See also CPL.
A potential customer who must be contacted by a salesperson and either qualified or disqualified as a sales opportunity. If a lead is qualified, it can be converted to an opportunity, account, and/or contact in Microsoft CRM.
A typical MWR , mostly referring to a potential customer's contact details. Many companies don't sell online but rather use their sites to generate leads that are then followed up. Many affiliate programs also reward affiliates on a per-lead basis rather than a per-sale basis.
The musical instrument that plays a song's melody, including the vocal.
The man who sings the melody part. The lead line is the melody of a song.
An accompanying melody which plays against a chord progression, adding harmony and color. The term refers to the quality of "leading the ear," which indicates that the listener is being led through the progression.
Keywords:  graphite, pencil, ceruse, pbco, minium
A small cylinder of black lead or graphite, used in pencils.
black ...: graphite, an allotrope of carbon red ...: red lead oxide, Pb3O4 ( minium, Paris red). white ...: basic lead carbonate, 2PbCO3.Pb(OH)2 ( ceruse)
the thin rod of colored material inside a pencil. Does not contain actual lead.
Often referred to as “Kentucky Windage”. The practice of aiming a little ahead of a moving target so that target and projectile occupy the same space at the same point in time. Lasers transit the distance between origin and target instantaneously and therefore do not require lead – most other weapons require lead to a greater or lesser degree, dependent upon the speed of the projectile.
The number of bars that an indictor designed to change prior to the price changing is ahead of the current price. For example, a rate-of-change oscillator may peak before the price peaks.
To be ahead in the hand. It is also used to describe the player who is doing the betting. As in, "He lead out with his pair of tens."
Inferred geological feature or structural pattern which on further investigation may be upgraded to a prospect.
Also known as sales lead. A prospective customer passed on to the sales team who might complete a transaction to become a customer. The number of leads passed is a critical measurement for businesses that use the web only for lead generation. They must attract traffic to their web site, and then pass the lead, typically a name and telephone number or email, to the sales team to continue the sales process and close the sales. Qualified sales leads are the leads that where the customer is ready to make the purchase.
A prospect that has responded to a company’s promotion or marketing communication. See MAND.
Keywords:  fracture, ice, sea, floes, plummet
A plummet or mass of lead, used in sounding at sea.
An open way in an ice field.
Any fracture or passageway through sea ice which is navigable by surface vessels.
Keywords:  poison, flux, nervious, litharge, glaze
The MCL is 0.05 mg/L. Symptoms of lead poisoning start as abdominal pains, constipation, fatigue, depressed appetite and decrease endurance, but long-term exposure may led to nerve and kidney damage and anemia.
Lead is an element that was once used as a pigment and drying agent in paint. An elevated level of lead in the body can cause serious damage to the brain, nervious system, kidneys and red blood cells. The degree of harm is related to the amount of exposure and the age at which a person is exposed. The Federal government estimates that lead is present in about 75 percent of all private homes in the United States built before 1978. National Safety Council's Lead Poisoning Prevention Outreach Program
Lead has traditionally been a key ingredient in many glaze formulations. Since these can leach into liquids and foods, you should take this into account when shopping for ceramic pieces to be used for food. The danger is in the cumulative effects that occurs with the repeated use of everyday functional pieces. Fortunately, most functional ware is fired to higher temperatures where lead, commonly used as a flux (melting agent) in lower fired glazes, will not be present or would tend to have been burned off during the glaze firing. If you have any doubt or concern over the possibility of lead poison, you should always inquire before making a pottery purchase. See also food safety, glaze.
Keywords:  pony, manatsu, debuted, canyon, hop
The right or left leg that the pony is leading with. Left turns call for a left lead; right turns a right lead.
Lead is a Japanese Hip-Hop Group, under the Record of Pony Canyon/ Flight Master. They Debuted on July 31, 2002 with there Single Manatsu no Magic (Mid-Summer Magic).
Keywords:  guide, course, minence, halter, conduct
To guide or conduct with the hand, or by means of some physical contact or connection; as, a father leads a child; a jockey leads a horse with a halter; a dog leads a blind man.
To guide or conduct in a certain course, or to a certain place or end, by making the way known; to show the way, esp. by going with or going in advance of.
To guide or conduct one's self in, through, or along (a certain course); hence, to proceed in the way of; to follow the path or course of; to pass; to spend. Also, to cause (one) to proceed or follow in (a certain course).
An event on the merchant site such as a registration or a sign up. The commission will be a fixed amount per lead.
When a visitor registers, signs up for something, fills out a form, or downloads something at a merchant's site.
a potential customer, usually defined by a sign up, download or form submission; example: after clicking on a merchant banner, a visitor is asked to sign up for a newsletter; upon submitting information, s/he becomes a lead.
Keywords:  pip, rst, count, bigger, fewer
In the pip count, the player with fewer spaces to go is said to have the "lead".
A racing lead is the difference between the pip count of the two players and a match lead is the difference between the match scores of the two players. The bigger the lead a player has, the greater their match equity.
The first player to bet into a pot.
To direct; to counsel; to instruct; as, to lead a traveler; to lead a pupil.
To conduct or direct with authority; to have direction or charge of; as, to lead an army, an exploring party, or a search; to lead a political party.
To draw or direct by influence, whether good or bad; to prevail on; to induce; to entice; to allure; as, to lead one to espouse a righteous cause.
Keywords:  lode
A lode.
Keywords:  tallow, led, depth, seabed, overboard
a lead weight tied to a line and dropped overboard to determine the water's depth. A convex hollow in the bottom of the weight was usually filled with candle tallow to bring up a soil sample so the captain could determine what kind of anchor to drop.
Weight of lead used to sound depth of water underneath a vessel's hull.
a weight made of lead and tied with a scaled line that is used to measure the depth of water or find out the nature of seabed; pronounced led
The width of port opening which is uncovered by the valve, for the admission or release of steam, at the instant when the piston is at end of its stroke.
In an internal-combustion engine, the distance, measured in actual length of piston stroke or the corresponding angular displacement of the crank, of the piston from the end of the compression stroke when ignition takes place; -- called in full lead of the ignition. When ignition takes place during the working stroke the corresponding distance from the commencement of the stroke is called negative lead.
A modification of a logical relationship which allows an acceleration of the successor task. (PMI)
A modification of a logical relationship that allows an acceleration of the successor task. For example, in a finish-to-start dependency with a 10-day lead, the successor activity can start 10 days before the predecessor has finished. See also lag.
Primary ownership and responsibility to ensure the task is completed. Collaborates with all stakeholders.
Keywords:  gamester, gran, prix, midnight, victory
the position of the gamester with the highest number of points. The lead may be shared, a phenomenon frequently seen early in the season after one or two hits, but it becomes more difficult to hold as the year continues. The gamester in the lead when the horn blows at midnight on December 31st is the winner of the Gran Prix. Victory may be shared, i.e. the Game may end in a tie.
A specific geographic area which, based on supporting geological, geophysical or other data, is deemed to have potential for the discovery of commercial hydrocarbons.
A potential new customer who has responded to advertising and has either placed an order or that would like more information about the business or products. Types of leads include CC (credit card) leads, Call Me Leads or Retail Leads.
A potential customer; a user that has requested information about your products or services but has not yet purchased.
Keywords:  dichloroethylene, cis, trans
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Lead Imps – Lead Implementors – Has overall responsibility for maintaining OhioLINK policies and procedures on local Innovative Interfaces systems. Meets to share information and to participate in ongoing training opportunities. Consists of library systems librarians.
A role for a leading man or leading woman; also, one who plays such a role.
The most important role in a play, or the actor/actress playing that role. Often defined seperately as male/female lead (meaning the principal male and female parts).
a cable for carrying the guitars electrical signal. Also a term for single note playing or soloing.
Keywords:  signup, doesn, rifle, fill, grooves
To cover, fill, or affect with lead; as, continuous firing leads the grooves of a rifle.
Customer who fills out a form.
Action that doesn’t involve payment, such as filled-out form, free trial signup, or free download.
Precedence; advance position; also, the measure of precedence; as, the white horse had the lead; a lead of a boat's length, or of half a second.
The number of data points that a filter, much as a moving average, precedes the input price data.
Weights carried to make up the difference when a rider weighs less than the poundage a horse is assigned to carry.
An inquiry about your college programs. Leads for colleges are potential students that have expressed an interest in learning more about the college and its programs.
A person or company who has expressed some sort of interest in your company's products or services. Leads may come in as ordinary inquiries or with an intention to buy.
A molecule that exhibits the desired effect. The effect can be a therapeutic response or modulation of a specific molecular target.
Molecule that binds to a target. It is used to describe a positive hit from a high throughput screen of a combinatorial library.
An immature vegetative growth on a sympodial orchid that will develop into flower-producing structure.
Keywords:  vat, brewing
a vat for brewing.
Passing is generally done on the outer side of the track, although inner side passing is allowed if the racer does not touch the other opponents. The leader tries to stay as close to the inner side of the track as possible to avoid being overtaken.
Keywords:  rung, treble, lapse, hunt, bell
Lead is where you are Leading the order of the bells. You are at the front of the change. In the change 54763218 the 5 is leading. A lead can also be a set of changes, most commonly when the treble is the hunt bell. When it gets back to where it started, then the section that has just been rung is known as a lead.
in a network diagram, the minimum necessary lapse of time between the start of one activity and the start of an overlapping activity.
Keywords:  placers, buried, gravels, gold, bottom
The bottom portion of gold-bearing channel gravels, particularly in buried placers.
Lead improves machinability. It does not dissolve in steel but stays as globules. Environmental concerns are resulting in a decreased usage of lead in the steel industry.
When added to steel, lead does not go into solution but exists in a very finely divided state along the grain boundaries. It greatly assists machinability as it acts as a lubricant between steel and the tool face.
A data element provided by DHHS or one of our business partners that indicates similar data provided by the client may be correct, but which also indicates that further verification from another source is needed.
A chemical element that is considered environmentally hazardous in some situation where it may be ingested.
This is associated with paint, batteries and hydrocarbon use, such as leaded fuels.
Lead-based paint causes developmental damage to young children. Large enough problem nationally that it is required of all landlords to disclose lead based paint to all tenants and Seller's to disclose it to potential buyers. Found in the Seller's Property Disclosure.
A material used in pipes and paint of many older homes. We now know that lead is hazardous to health. The local environmental protection agency should be consulted for guidelines on handling, removal and applicable laws. A-C D-G H-I M-R S-Z
Preliminary meeting profile circulated by a CVB to facilities capable servicing a meeting, facilities then send information to the meeting manager.
The excess above a right angle in the angle between two consecutive cranks, as of a compound engine, on the same shaft.
A compound with a confirmed activity profile that warrants development.
Keywords:  impelling, pallet, tooth, wheel, action
The action of a tooth, as a tooth of a wheel, in impelling another tooth or a pallet.
Keywords:  terne, hence, roof, plates, sheets
Sheets or plates of lead used as a covering for roofs; hence, pl., a roof covered with lead sheets or terne plates.
The announcement by one voice part of a theme to be repeated by the other parts.
A mark or a short passage in one voice part, as of a canon, serving as a cue for the entrance of others.
A lead is information that may be used later to provide a sale later on. This is normally a request for a quote, the ordering of a brochure or the completion of a questionnaire.
The Livestock, Environment and Development Initiative (LEAD) works for the protection and enhancement of natural resources that are affected by livestock production. It highlights the close and complex interaction between government policies and the environmental impact of livestock production, and identifies the large number of technologies available to mitigate the negative effects of some production systems.
Occasionally it is necessary for one of our Customer Support representatives to escalate a problem or concern for more advanced resolution. When an issue is sent to a lead, this means it has been sent to someone with additional resources or information about your concern, who can then focus on this issue individually.
The advance of the current phase in an alternating circuit beyond that of the electromotive force producing it.
See Corner lead. Home Improvement Encyclopedia
Keywords:  conductive, trace, path, self, contact
A conductive path which is usually self-supporting.
Lead(s) are the conductive trace(s) on the contact edge of the glass.
Lead is naturally occurring and has no characteristic taste or smell. Lead in water will combine with different chemicals depending on the acidity and temperature of the water.
(Live Early Adoption and Demonstration) A W3C policy to eat our own cooking to find out how it can be better. Open source releases from W3C
Keywords:  cat, walk, thin, take, webbing
Thin webbing lead to take a cat for a walk
A non-verbal communication that initiates and continues movement
a person or organization that has shown an interest in a particular product or service... Can also be used to describe a person or organization that sales or marketing staff feel may have a need for a particular product or service.
an individual or organization that has shown buying interest in a particular product or service.
A chemical substance that is likely to be suitable as an active ingredient in a drug and is selected due to its properties for further research and development.
Keywords:  interconnect, pin, post, contact, male
A term for the male contact of an electronic interconnect device. Also called a Pin or Post.
A general term to refer to when a requirement (an action) of a program is completed. For example, a lead can be a user supplying his/her email address for a mailing list. Another common example is the user completing a survey with a specific amount of detail included and submitted.
Payment of a financial obligation earlier than is expected or required.
Keywords:  underwriter, see
See Leading underwriter.
Keywords:  shot, manufacturers, product
Lead, lead shot & lead product manufacturers.
Keywords:  vegetative, growth, plant, new
A new vegetative growth on a plant.
Keywords:  terminal, component
A terminal on a component
Keywords:  matter, page, place, lines
To place leads between the lines of; as, to lead a page; leaded matter.
Keywords:  equipment, loan
Loan (equipment)
Keywords:  value
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Keywords:  see
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