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lead-in

[′lēd‚in]
(electricity)
A single wire used to connect a single-terminal outdoor antenna to a receiver or transmitter. Also known as down-lead.

lead-in

The first part of a CD-R recording session, which starts 25mm from the dead center of the disc and takes up 4,500 sectors. The table of contents is written into the lead-in when the session is closed. Its purpose is to allow the drive to synchronize and to hold the table of contents. If the disc is not closed, it contains the address of the next session. Contrast with lead-out.
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There's no lazy leadin to these sagas: action begins with a bang and shoots through descriptions that are peppered with autobiography.
It's nice we've had a good four days against Essex and we'll have a good leadin.
The leadin g cause of death among West Virginia infants over the past couple of years has been SIDS/ SUID followed by birth defects.
Of the week-long bedding-in period before the festival, Struthers said: "Paul Bittar [BHA chief executive] is on record as saying he'd have preferred a longer leadin but that he'd rather have some sort of lead-in than none, and I agree.
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Settle for Zetec, it''s a good allrounder - provided you can live without automatic headlights and rain-sensing wipers - and this leadin two-wheel-drive diesel model sells for around pounds 21,000.
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This is followed by case studies of EU member states, leadin to discussion about the effect of the EMU on financial and banking regulation, collective bargaining, and welfare reform.
As you would expect, the specialist equipment required to complete a CATII/IIIB ILS upgrade would need a longer leadin time than the paving materials.
He added: "In the current climate, it is also important that we offer great value for money and this is something that we continue to do with a leadin price of just EUR928 for a family of four, which works out at only EUR232 per person.