thin strip of metal used to separate lines of type in printing
lead, star, jumper cable, pencil lead, lead-in, tip, jumper lead, atomic number 82, leadership, wind, lead story, hint, lede, spark advance, trail, principal, tether, leash, booster cable, track, confidential information, steer
the activity of leading
"his leadership inspired the team"
leading(p), prima(p), star(p), starring(p), stellar(a)(adj)
indicating the most important performer or role
"the leading man"; "prima ballerina"; "prima donna"; "a star figure skater"; "the starring role"; "a stellar role"; "a stellar performance"
greatest in importance or degree or significance or achievement
"our greatest statesmen"; "the country's leading poet"; "a preeminent archeologist"
going or proceeding or going in advance; showing the way
"we rode in the leading car"; "the leading edge of technology"
ahead(p), in the lead, leading(adj)
having the leading position or higher score in a contest
"he is ahead by a pawn"; "the leading team in the pennant race"
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Lead intoxication (a local use by British miners)
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America needs to be leading,not pulling back.
The art of leading, in operations large or small, is the art of dealing with humanity, of working diligently on behalf of men, of being sympathetic with them, but equally, of insisting that they make a square facing toward their own problems.
That will not happen first of all, and second of all if that happens, I'll be the first to protest, apple is the world's leading company. If there was no Apple, there would be no mobile internet.
What that means, practically speaking, is that Covid-19 could be the single leading cause of death in the United States on a daily basis.
This multisystem inflammatory syndrome is not directly caused by the virus, the leading hypothesis is that it is due to the immune response of the patient.
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