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lead (Pb),

(led), Do not confuse this word with the verb led (past tense of lead).
A metallic element, atomic no. 82, atomic wt. 207.2.
Synonym(s): plumbum

lead

(lēd),
An electrocardiographic cable with connections within the electronics of the machine designated for an electrode placed at a particular point on the body surface.

lead

(lēd)
1. An electrical conductor carrying current or intermittent signals between an organ or tissue and an electrical or electronic device.
2. The tracing obtained from a particular combination of electrode positions.

lead

(Pb) (led)
A metallic element, atomic no. 82, atomic wt. 207.2; occurs in nature as an oxide or one of the salts, but chiefly as the sulfide, or galena; 210Pb (half-life equal to 22.6 years) has been used in the treatment of certain eye conditions.
Synonym(s): plumbum.
[L. plumbum]

plumbum

[L.] lead (symbol Pb).
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The above mentioned districts have abundant of mines such as stucco, plumbum, quicksilver, gold, zinc, copper and others, the demining of which need proper plan in a professional and legal way, he noted.
Esse estudo apontou que a fonte primaria de contaminacao do solo e da poeira, nas areas peridomiciliares e intradomiciliares, foi a Plumbum com o lancamento direto do material particula do na atmosfera.
Levels of heavy metals, such as plumbum and cadmium, totaled 0.
Purior in vices aquas tendit rumpere plumbum, Quam quae per pronum trepidat cum murmure rivum?
It comes from a Latin word plumbarius with the same meaning, which is derived from plumbum, "lead.
Lead is soft, silver-colored, with an atomic weight of H 82 and denoted with the symbol Pb, from the Latin plumbum, as in plumbing.