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Leading
Lead Lead, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Leaded; p. pr. & vb. n. Leading.] 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.
Leading
Leading Lead"ing, a. Guiding; directing; controlling; foremost; as, a leading motive; a leading man; a leading example. -- Lead"ing*ly, adv. Leading case (Law), a reported decision which has come to be regarded as settling the law of the question involved. --Abbott. 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
Leading Lead"ing, n. 1. The act of guiding, directing, governing, or enticing; guidance. --Shak. 2. Suggestion; hint; example. [Archaic] --Bacon.

Meaning of Leading from wikipedia

- In typography, leading (/ˈlɛdɪŋ/ LED-ing) refers to the distance between the baselines of successive lines of type. The term originated in the days of...
- A leading actor, leading actress, star, or simply lead, plays the role of the protagonist of a film, television show or play. The word lead may also refer...
- Leading strings are strings or straps by which to support a child learning to walk. In 17th and 18th century Europe, they were narrow straps of fabric...
- Navy rate. For the equivalent rank in other navies, see leading seaman. Leading rating (or leading rate) is the most senior of the junior rates in the Royal...
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- Leading lady is a term often applied to the leading actress in the performance if her character is the protagonist. It is also an informal term for the...
- Ken Ludwig's Leading Ladies is a comedy play by Ken Ludwig. It involves two Shakespearean actors who find themselves in the Amish country of York, Pennsylvania...
- The Blind Leading the Naked is the third album by Violent Femmes. It was produced by Jerry Harrison of Talking Heads and released in 1986. The title is...