initial lead

initial lead

[i′nish·əl ′lēd]
(ordnance)
The amount a gun is pointed in front of, above, or below a moving target when opening fire; this amount allows for the distance the target will travel while the projectile is in flight.
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5 mtrs bottom with an initial lead up to 2 M and depositing the excavated soil uniformly over the inner side of the elephant-Proof trench and forming conical mound of height 1.
Idrissa Gueye's second-half goal had cancelled out Bournemouth's initial lead, but Fraser pounced to end Sam Allardyce's seven-match unbeaten start to life in the Toffees' hot-seat.
But after taking an initial lead, the cheetah is eventually beaten out by the race car, which can travel at the speed of up to 140mph (225 km/hour).
5km stage featuring three large climbs, a breakaway group of 38 riders established an initial lead, featuring riders from every team except for Team Sky, a lead which was soon extended to five minutes over the peloton.
The home side took the initial lead but were soon pegged back by the visiting Monarchs, who led going into the interval.
Mercado said that when he was still CDC president, Tugade even provided the initial lead for illegal online gambling businesses and that he even castigated a locator who once tried to bribe him.
The initial lead ion concentration was changed at studied range 10-500 ppm.
Littlefinger-Sansa gave up their initial lead to settle for 31 percent in the final tally.
A second fountain located in the H locker bay at the school had initial lead levels of 31.
Wolfpack geared up with a perfect three-pointer from Kenneth on the 15th second mark and with Joseph John taking the charge, they had an initial lead but Beatrice, recovering from a slow start, took the lead (15 -13) in the first period itself with their key player Aaron using the speed of Hanan and Ishan.
Noor Bank was the initial lead arranger for the syndicated structured facility and was joined by Al Khalij Commercial Bank, ABC Islamic Bank and National Bank of Oman in the loan deal.
While Ziaullah and Hamid had taken initial lead, Zafar Zaki and Muqeet tiptoed towards the close and in the last two rounds, put up aggressive bidding and table play to earn five out of six tops, thus climbed at the top.

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