Definitions for "Lead line"
Line or set of lines made of rope, webbing, or cable and used in helicopter external load operations; usually placed between a swivel or the cargo hook and the load.
device used by sailors in past centuries to determine depth; a rope fixed with a lead weight was lowered overboard and then measured in fathoms (1 fathom=6 feet, or the distance of a man's armspan). Sometimes tar or wax was smeared on the end of the lead weight in order to obtain a sediment sample.
(nautical) plumb line for determining depth
A term used in the design of leaded windows. It represents the placement of the lead came within the design.
A term used in window design to indicate the placement of the lead came in the actual panel.