a white, crystalline, water-soluble, poisonous solid, Pb(C 2 H 3 O 2) 2 ⋅3H 2 O, used chiefly as a mordant in dyeing and printing textiles and as a drier in paints and varnishes.
a white crystalline toxic solid used in dyeing cotton and in making varnishes and enamels. Formula: Pb(CH3CO)2 Systematic name lead(II) acetate Also called sugar of lead
A poisonous, white crystalline compound used in hair dyes, waterproofing compounds, and varnishes. Chemical formula: C4H6O4Pb.
- Lead a double life
Live as if one were two persons, usually one good and one bad. For example, They learned that his frequent travels were actually fictitious, and he was leading a double life, with a second home on the other side of town. This phrase is frequently used for a married person who establishes a second household […]
[led] /lɛd/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a white, crystalline, water-insoluble, highly poisonous powder, PbHAsO 4 , used as an insecticide. /lɛd/ noun 1. a white insoluble toxic crystalline powder used as an insecticide and fungicide. Formula: Pb3(AsO4)2
[leyz] /leɪz/ verb (used without object), lazed, lazing. 1. to idle or lounge lazily (often followed by around): I was too tired to do anything but laze around this weekend. verb (used with object), lazed, lazing. 2. to pass (time, life, etc.) lazily (usually followed by away). noun 3. a period of ease or indolence: […]
[led-bel-ee] /ˈlɛdˌbɛl i/ noun 1. . [led-bet-er] /ˈlɛd bɛt ər/ noun 1. Huddie [huhd-ee] /ˈhʌd i/ (Show IPA), (“Leadbelly”) 1885?–1949, U.S. folk singer. /ˈlɛdˌbɛlɪ/ noun 1. real name Huddie Ledbetter. 1888–1949, US blues singer and guitarist