Definition of leading. Meaning of leading. Synonyms of leading
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Definition of leading
LeadingLead Lead, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Leaded; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To cover, fill, or affect with lead; as, continuous firing
leads the grooves of a rifle.
2. (Print.) To place leads between the lines of; as, to lead
a page; leaded matter. LeadingLeading Lead"ing, a.
Guiding; directing; controlling; foremost; as, a leading
motive; a leading man; a leading example. -- Lead"ing*ly,
Leading case (Law), a reported decision which has come to
be regarded as settling the law of the question involved.
Leading motive [a translation of G. leitmotif] (Mus.), a
guiding theme; in the modern music drama of Wagner, a
marked melodic phrase or short passage which always
accompanies the reappearance of a certain person,
situation, abstract idea, or allusion in the course of the
play; a sort of musical label.
Leading note (Mus.), the seventh note or tone in the
ascending major scale; the sensible note.
Leading question, a question so framed as to guide the
person questioned in making his reply.
Leading strings, strings by which children are supported
when beginning to walk.
To be in leading strings, to be in a state of infancy or
dependence, or under the guidance of others.
Leading wheel, a wheel situated before the driving wheels
of a locomotive engine.
Leading Lead"ing, n.
1. The act of guiding, directing, governing, or enticing;
2. Suggestion; hint; example. [Archaic] --Bacon.
Meaning of leading from wikipedia
- in typography
(icon , ˈ , l , ɛ , d , ɪ , ŋ) refers
to the distance between
s of successive lines
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in 1954 singing
is the act of producing
- the leading
edge is the part of the wing that first contacts
the air alternatively
it is the foremost
edge of an airfoil section
- the leading wheel
axle of a steam locomotive
is an unpowered wheel
or axle located
of the driving
- excellence, has in his article
four key leadership practices
in tough times
has mentioned engagement
as the fourth
- a leading
actress, star, or simply
the role of the protagonist
in a film or play. the piece
and leading actor
man or leading gentleman
is an informal
term for the actor
a love interest
to the leading actress
in a film or play.
- in music theory
, a leading-note (also subsemitone, and called
the leading- tone in the us) is a note or pitch which resolves
- leading seaman
(ls or l/s) is a junior
non-commissioned rank or rate in navies
, particularly those
of the commonwealth
. leading seaman
- human climbing
in other animals
, arboreal locomotion
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