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unlead

[ uhn-led ]
/ ʌnˈlɛd /
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verb (used with object)
Printing. to remove the leads between (lines of type).
to reduce the lead in; remove the lead from.
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Origin of unlead

First recorded in 1550–1560; un-2 + lead2
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British Dictionary definitions for unlead

unlead
/ (ʌnˈlɛd) /

verb (tr)
to strip off lead
printing to remove the leads or spaces from between (lines of type)
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