temporary lead

temporary lead

Cardiology A pacing lead intended for short term placement, often used with an external pacemaker. See Lead. Cf Permanent lead.
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Former Council of Trade Unions' secretary and Labour MP Carol Beaumont has been working as a temporary lead organiser in the Hamilton and Auckland offices since February.
North East-based Carl Smith had moved Leeds into a temporary lead on leg three, improving five places.
Otherwise, second-placed Richard Sterne, who had dominated the first two rounds, believes he's better off handing a temporary lead to Gallacher.
The Board of Commissioners has narrowly appointed the county's top prosecutor as temporary lead attorney for county government, citing the need to fill the post while the search for a long-term candidate is postponed.
Summary: Mouttahed Tripoli took a temporary lead in the Lebanese basketball league Wednesday, holding on to beat a plucky Hoops Club 79-76.
Japan and Russia have also managed to snatch a temporary lead before falling back.
Saudi Arabia, who beat the UAE 2-1 in the tournament's inaugural day, temporary lead the three-team group with four points from two matches and ensured themselves a place in the semi-finals.
Crook made no mistake with a kick from 38 metres to give Coventry a temporary lead at the end of the opening quarter, but they then let in flanker Adam Kettle to set up a try for Steven McColl, who replaced injured fly-half James Brooks.
Brive took a temporary lead at the top of Pool Three in the European Challenge Cup with a hard-fought 22-15 victory over Connacht at the Sportsground last night.
Armstrong, less than a half period removed from a five-game stint on the injured list, got his seventh goal of the season at 8:51 of the first period to give the Sharks an early, and temporary lead.
The Czechs hammered Andorra 8-1 in Group 1, taking a temporary lead with 18 points.
OFF THE MARK: Summer recruit Stephen Hughes blasts home his first goal for Coventry City to give the Sky Blues an all too temporary lead at the Withdean Stadium Pictures: RICHARD NELMES; DENIED: Louis Carey
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