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lead2

 
pronunciation:
led
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: 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)
definition 2: a rod of graphite that makes marks. It is used in pencils.
similar words:
graphite
derivation: leadless (adj.)
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The words lead2 and led sound alike but have different meanings.
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