delead

[dee-led]
verb (used with object) Metalworking.
  1. 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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de-lead in Medicine

de-lead

[dē-lĕd]
v.
  1. To remove lead deposited in the bones and other tissues, as by use of a chelating agent or acid salts.
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