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English Dictionary: Led by the DICT Development Group
4 results for Led
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. diode such that light emitted at a p-n junction is proportional to the bias current; color depends on the material used
    Synonym(s): light-emitting diode, LED
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Led \Led\ (l[ecr]d), imp. & p. p.
      of {Lead}.
      {Led captain}. An obsequious follower or attendant. [Obs.]
      {Led horse}, a sumpter horse, or a spare horse, that is led

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Lead \Lead\ (l[emac]d), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Led} (l[ecr]d); p.
      pr. & vb. n. {Leading}.] [OE. leden, AS. l[aemac]dan (akin to
      OS. l[emac]dian, D. leiden, G. leiten, Icel. le[imac][edh]a,
      Sw. leda, Dan. lede), properly a causative fr. AS. li[edh]an
      to go; akin to OHG. l[imac]dan, Icel. l[imac][edh]a, Goth.
      lei[thorn]an (in comp.). Cf. {Lode}, {Loath}.]
      1. To guide or conduct with the hand, or by means of some
            physical contact connection; as, a father leads a child; a
            jockey leads a horse with a halter; a dog leads a blind
                     If a blind man lead a blind man, both fall down in
                     the ditch.                                          --Wyclif
                                                                              (Matt. xv.
                     They thrust him out of the city, and led him unto
                     the brow of the hill.                        --Luke iv. 29.
                     In thy right hand lead with thee The mountain nymph,
                     sweet Liberty.                                    --Milton.
      2. To guide or conduct in a certain course, or to a certain
            place or end, by making the way known; to show the way,
            esp. by going with or going in advance of. Hence,
            figuratively: To direct; to counsel; to instruct; as, to
            lead a traveler; to lead a pupil.
                     The Lord went before them by day in a pillar of a
                     cloud, to lead them the way.               --Ex. xiii.
                     He leadeth me beside the still waters. --Ps. xxiii.
                     This thought might lead me through the world's vain
                     mask. Content, though blind, had I no better guide.
      3. To conduct or direct with authority; to have direction or
            charge of; as, to lead an army, an exploring party, or a
            search; to lead a political party.
                     Christ took not upon him flesh and blood that he
                     might conquer and rule nations, lead armies, or
                     possess places.                                 --South.
      4. To go or to be in advance of; to precede; hence, to be
            foremost or chief among; as, the big sloop led the fleet
            of yachts; the Guards led the attack; Demosthenes leads
            the orators of all ages.
                     As Hesperus, that leads the sun his way. --Fairfax.
                     And lo ! Ben Adhem's name led all the rest. --Leigh
      5. To draw or direct by influence, whether good or bad; to
            prevail on; to induce; to entice; to allure; as, to lead
            one to espouse a righteous cause.
                     He was driven by the necessities of the times, more
                     than led by his own disposition, to any rigor of
                     actions.                                             --Eikon
                     Silly women, laden with sins,led away by divers
                     lusts.                                                --2 Tim. iii.
                                                                              6 (Rev. Ver.).
      6. To guide or conduct one's self in, through, or along (a
            certain course); hence, to proceed in the way of; to
            follow the path or course of; to pass; to spend. Also, to
            cause (one) to proceed or follow in (a certain course).
                     That we may lead a quiet and peaceable life. --1
                                                                              Tim. ii. 2.
                     Nor thou with shadowed hint confuse A life that
                     leads melodious days.                        --Tennyson.
                     You remember . . . the life he used to lead his wife
                     and daughter.                                    --Dickens.
      7. (Cards & Dominoes) To begin a game, round, or trick, with;
            as, to lead trumps; the double five was led.
      {To lead astray}, to guide in a wrong way, or into error; to
            seduce from truth or rectitude.
      {To lead captive}, to carry or bring into captivity.
      {To lead the way}, to show the way by going in front; to act
            as guide. --Goldsmith.

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (15Feb98) [foldoc]:
      {Light-Emitting Diode}.
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