[ leed ]
/ lid /
any block that alters the direction of a rope; fairlead.
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This tall, horizontally branched cactus is probably the most recognizable cactus in Arizona. What is it called?
Also called leading block.
Origin of lead block
First recorded in 1855–60
Words nearby lead block
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The four reactor cores in their lead cases went aboard last and were packed inside a pile of lead-block shielding.The Lani People|J. F. Bone