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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.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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