(on a lathe) a rotating horizontal screw for moving the tool carriage along the work at a constant rate.
a threaded rod that drives the tool carriage in a lathe when screw cutting, etc
[leed] /lid/ noun 1. a copy of a song containing the melody line, sometimes along with the lyrics and the notations indicating the harmonic structure.
[ledz-muh n] /ˈlɛdz mən/ noun, plural leadsmen. 1. a sailor who sounds with a . /ˈlɛdzmən/ noun (pl) -men 1. (nautical) a sailor who takes soundings with a lead line
- Lead someone down the garden path
verb phrase To deceive someone; hoodwink someone: Will anyone know who led whom down the garden path? (1870+)
[leed] /lid/ noun 1. the period of time between the initial phase of a process and the emergence of results, as between the planning and completed manufacture of a product. /liːd/ noun 1. (manufacturing) the time between the design of a product and its production 2. (commerce) the time from the placing of an order […]