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black lead:

see graphitegraphite
, an allotropic form of carbon, known also as plumbago and black lead. It is dark gray or black, crystalline (often in the form of slippery scales), greasy, and soft, with a metallic luster.
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black lead

[¦blak ′led]
(mineralogy)
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Only a handful of films that will receive consideration have a black lead actor; even fewer were produced or directed by African Americans.
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