[lee-duh, ley-] /ˈli də, ˈleɪ-/
Classical Mythology. the mother, by her husband Tyndareus, of Castor and Clytemnestra and, by Zeus in the form of a swan, of Pollux and Helen.
Astronomy. a small natural satellite of the planet Jupiter.
(Greek myth) a queen of Sparta who was the mother of Helen and Pollux by Zeus, who visited her in the form of a swan
(astronomy) a small satellite of Jupiter in an intermediate orbit
Library of Efficient Data types and Algorithms
A multi-paradigm language supporting imperative programming, declarative programming, procedural programming, functional programming, logic programming and object-oriented programming developed by Tim Budd firstname.lastname@example.org at Oregon State University in 1990-1993.
[“Blending Imperative and Relational Programming”, Tim Budd, IEEE Software 8(1):58-65 (Jan 1991)]. Forthcoming book.
[led] /lɛd/ verb 1. simple past tense and past participle of 1 . [el-ee-dee, led] /ˈɛlˌiˈdi, lɛd/ noun 1. light-emitting diode: a semiconductor diode that emits light when conducting current and is used in electronic displays, indoor and outdoor lighting, etc. [leed] /lid/ verb (used with object), led, leading. 1. to go before or with […]
- Leda and the swan
Leda and the swan [(lee-duh)] The subject of a story from classical mythology about the rape of Leda, a queen of Sparta, by Zeus, who had taken the form of a swan. Helen of Troy was conceived in the rape of Leda. Note: W. B. Yeats wrote a famous poem entitled “Leda and the Swan.”
[led-bet-er] /ˈlɛd bɛt ər/ noun 1. Huddie [huhd-ee] /ˈhʌd i/ (Show IPA), (“Leadbelly”) 1885?–1949, U.S. folk singer.
n. by 1965, alternative spelling of lead (n.2) in the newspaper journalism sense (see lead (v.)), to distinguish this sense from other possible meanings of the written word, perhaps especially the molten lead (n.1) used in typesetting machines.