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delead

[ dee-led ]
/ diˈlɛd /
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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.
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Origin of delead

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Medical definitions for delead

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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