Definitions for Leading
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thin strip of metal used to separate lines of type in printing
the activity of leading
"his leadership inspired the team"
leading(p), prima(p), star(p), starring(p), stellar(a)adjective
indicating the most important performer or role
"the leading man"; "prima ballerina"; "prima donna"; "a star figure skater"; "the starring role"; "a stellar role"; "a stellar performance"
greatest in importance or degree or significance or achievement
"our greatest statesmen"; "the country's leading poet"; "a preeminent archeologist"
going or proceeding or going in advance; showing the way
"we rode in the leading car"; "the leading edge of technology"
ahead(p), in the lead, leadingadjective
having the leading position or higher score in a contest
"he is ahead by a pawn"; "the leading team in the pennant race"
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
In organized bodies, which are propagated by seed, the shape is the leading quality, and most characteristical part, that determines the species. John Locke.
Mistakes arise from the influence of private persons upon great numbers stiled leading men and parties. Jonathan Swift.
guiding; directing; controlling; foremost; as, a leading motive; a leading man; a leading example
the act of guiding, directing, governing, or enticing; guidance
suggestion; hint; example
Etymology: [a translation of G. leitmotif]
In typography, leading refers to the distance between the baselines of successive lines of type. The term originated in the days of hand-typesetting, when thin strips of lead were inserted into the forms to increase the vertical distance between lines of type. The term is still used in modern page layout software such as QuarkXPress and Adobe InDesign. In consumer-oriented word processing software, this concept is usually referred to as "line spacing" or "interline spacing."
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
The clogging of the grooves of a rifle with lead from the bullet,—one of the principal obstacles against continuous accurate shooting. It is obviated by covering the bullet with a paper patch or by using a lubricant in the canellures. See Bullets.
Verb form of the word lead.
Leading the group they confirmed they lead together as one united being.
Submitted by MaryC on March 18, 2020
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Rank popularity for the word 'Leading' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1637
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Rank popularity for the word 'Leading' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3531
Rank popularity for the word 'Leading' in Adjectives Frequency: #212
The numerical value of Leading in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of Leading in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
On Jan. 6, the defendants directed, mobilized, and led members of the crowd onto the Capitol grounds and into the Capitol, leading to dismantling of metal barricades, destruction of property, and assaults on law enforcement.
Who got the vice president to go to the border? Donald Trump did by continuing to lead on the need to finish the wall and secure the border, who is the person now taking the lead in the fight against big tech? Donald Trump… If other people want to lead the party, start leading, start fighting, stop criticizing Trump.
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I will always use that as motivation to win, i played good today. The weather was difficult but I hung in there and made some birdies coming in to give myself a chance to be leading.
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