lead englannista suomeksi
- kulkea edellä, edeltää, olla edellä
- saada tekemään, ohjata, ajaa
- olla johdossa, vetää
- johtoasema, johtopaikka
- pääosan esittäjä
A heavy, pliable, inelastic metal element, having a bright, bluish color, but easily tarnished; both malleable and ductile, though with little tenacity. It is easily fusible, forms alloys with other metals, and is an ingredient of solder and type metal. Atomic number 82, symbol Pb (from Latin ''plumbum'').
Vertical space in advance of a row or between rows of text. Also known as ''leading''.
''This copy has too much lead; I prefer less space between the lines.''
(quote-book)|title=(w)|passage=I would have the tower two stories, and goodly leads upon the top.
''They pumped him full of lead.''
To cover, fill, or affect with lead
To place leads between the lines of.
''to lead a page; leaded matter''
(w) on ''Matthew 15:14''
- If a blind man lead a blind man, both fall down in the ditch.
- They thrust him out of the city, and led him unto the brow of the hill.
- In thy right hand lead with thee / The mountain nymph, sweet Liberty.
To guide or conduct in a certain course, or to a certain place or end, by making the way known; to show the way, especially by going with or going in advance of, to lead a pupil; to guide somebody somewhere or to bring somebody somewhere by means of instructions.
- The Lord went before them by day in a pillar of a cloud, to lead them the way.
- He leadeth me beside the still waters.
- This thought might lead me through the world’s vain mask. Content, though blind, had I no better guide.
- Christ took not upon him flesh and blood that he might conquer and rule nations, lead armies, or possess places.
To guide or conduct oneself in, through, or along (a certain course); hence, to proceed in the way of; to follow the path or course of; to pass; to spend. Also, to cause (one) to proceed or follow in (a certain course).
''1 Timothy 2:2''
- That we may lead a quiet and peaceable life.
1849, (w), (w), (w)
- Nor thou with shadow'd hint confuse / A life that leads melodious days.
1849-50, (w), ''(w)'', Chapter 61
- You remember(..)the life he used to lead his wife and daughter.
To guide or conduct, as by accompanying, going before, showing, influencing, directing with authority, etc.; to have precedence or preeminence; to be first or chief; — used in most of the senses of the transitive verb.
''To begin, to be ahead.''
1600, (w), The ''(w)'' of (w)
- As Hesperus, that leads the sun his way.
- And lo! Ben Adhem's name led all the rest.
(quote-book)| title=(w)|chapter=4| passage=“Well,” I answered, at first with uncertainty, then with inspiration, “he would do splendidly to lead your cotillon, if you think of having one.” ¶ “So you do not dance, Mr. Crocker?” ¶ I was somewhat set back by her perspicuity.
To lead off or out, to go first; to begin.
To begin a game, round, or trick, with
To step off base and move towards the next base.
1649, King (w), ''(w)''
- He was driven by the necessities of the times, more than led by his own disposition, to any rigor of actions.
''2 Timothy 3:6''.
- Silly women, laden with sins, led away by divers lusts.
To tend or reach in a certain direction, or to a certain place.
- The mountain-foot that leads towards Mantua.
To produce (with ''to'').
The act of leading or conducting; guidance; direction, course
At the time I speak of, and having a momentary lead, (..) I am sure I did my country important service. — (w)
Precedence; advance position; also, the measure of precedence; the state of being ahead in a race; the highest score in a game in an incomplete game.
An insulated metallic wire for electrical devices and equipment.
The situation where a runner steps away from a base while waiting for the pitch to be thrown.
''The runner took his lead from first.''
The act or right of playing first in a game or round; the card suit, or piece, so played
The main role in a play or film; the lead role.
The actor who plays the main role; lead actor.
The course of a rope from end to end.
A rope, leather strap, or similar device with which to lead an animal; a leash
In a steam engine, the width of port opening which is uncovered by the valve, for the admission or release of steam, at the instant when the piston is at end of its stroke.
Usage note: When used alone it means ''outside lead'', or lead for the admission of steam. ''Inside lead'' refers to the release or exhaust.
Charging lead. (rfex)
The distance of haul, as from a cutting to an embankment.
The action of a tooth, such as a tooth of a wheel, in impelling another tooth or a pallet.
Hypothesis that has not been pursued
''The investigation stalled when all leads turned out to be dead ends.''
Information obtained by a detective or police officer that allows him or her to discover further details about a crime or incident.
Potential opportunity for a sale or transaction, a potential customer.
''Joe is a great addition to our sales team, he has numerous leads in the paper industry.''
Information obtained by a news reporter about an issue or subject that allows him or her to discover more details.
The player who throws the first two rocks for a team.
An important news story that appears on the front page of a newspaper or at the beginning of a news broadcast
The announcement by one voice part of a theme to be repeated by the other parts.
A mark or a short passage in one voice part, as of a canon, serving as a cue for the entrance of others.
''The contestants are all tied; no one has the lead position.''
2006, Ronald Mak, ''The Martian Principles for Successful Enterprise Systems''
- For the first time ever, the senior architect and lead developer for a key enterprise system on NASA's ongoing Mars Exploration Rover mission shares the secrets to one of the most difficult technology tasks (..)
2017 August 25, "Arrest threat as Yingluck Shinawatra misses verdict", in aljazeera.com, ''Al Jazeera'':
to lose weight, usually as a result of some kind of training or exercise