delead

[ dee-led ]
/ diˈlɛd /

verb (used with object) Metalworking.

to remove lead adhering to (a metal object) after cold-drawing through a die in which the lead served as a lubricant.

Origin of delead

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Medicine definitions for de-lead

de-lead

[ dē-lĕd ]

v.

To remove lead deposited in the bones and other tissues, as by use of a chelating agent or acid salts.

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