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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.
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