lead white

[ led ]
/ lɛd /


a poisonous pigment used in painting, consisting of white lead and characterized chiefly by a fugitive white color, covering power, and tough, flexible film-forming properties.

Nearby words

  1. lead time,
  2. lead track,
  3. lead tree,
  4. lead up the garden path,
  5. lead up to,
  6. lead with one's chin,
  7. lead-free,
  8. lead-in,
  9. lead-off,
  10. lead-pipe cinch

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