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lb. abbreviation of "pound" or "pounds."
lead1 to give direction to; show the way to; guide. [13 definitions]
lead2 a heavy, soft gray metal that is one of the chemical elements. Because it is very heavy and dense, lead is useful for making things such as weights, shot, and shields that protect against radiation. (symbol: Pb) [2 definitions]
lead a dog's life to have a life that is unhappy and filled with trouble.
leader one that leads or guides.
leadership ability or skill as a leader. [3 definitions]
leaf one of the usually green, flat parts of a plant or tree that grows from the stem or branch. [5 definitions]
leaflet a printed piece of paper that is usually given to people free of charge. It contains information or advertisements and is often folded. [2 definitions]
league1 a number of countries, groups, or people joined together for a common cause. [2 definitions]
league2 a unit of length equal to about 3 miles or 4.8 kilometers.
leak an opening or crack that lets something pass out or in by accident. [5 definitions]
leaky letting gas, water, or odors escape.
lean1 to bend or slant. [4 definitions]
lean2 having little extra fat on the body. [2 definitions]
lean over backward to work extremely and unusually hard.
lean-to a shelter that has one side that slopes up and serves as both a wall and a roof. The sloping side is supported by something like logs or posts. A lean-to is often open on the other ends or sides.
leap to spring into the air, moving straight up or to another position. [3 definitions]
leapfrog a game in which one player bends over while the other players take turns jumping over.
leapt a past tense and past participle of "leap."
leap year a year that has 366 days, which happens every four years. The extra day is February 29.
learn to get to know or gain knowledge of through study or experience. [3 definitions]