Honda Lead

Honda Lead

Oxford Dictionary:



  • 1
    (also Pb)
    mass noun A soft, heavy, ductile bluish-grey metal, the chemical element of atomic number 82. It has been used in roofing, plumbing, ammunition, storage batteries, radiation shields, etc., and its compounds have been used in crystal glass, as an anti-knock agent in petrol, and (formerly) in paints.

    1. 1.1Used figuratively as a symbol of something heavy.
      ‘Joe's feet felt like lumps of lead’
  • 2An item or implement made of lead.

    1. 2.1leadsBritish Sheets or strips of lead covering a roof.
      ‘The ladder was over-short, and it required an effort to heave oneself from it through the casement on to the leads.’
      ‘The church was restored by the late Godfrey Allen, who renewed the leads of the roof.’

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