from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Opening or introductory matter: The joke served as a lead-in to a discussion of more serious matters.
- n. A program, as on television, scheduled to precede another.
- n. The wire that connects an outdoor antenna to an electronic transmitter or receiver.
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- n. An introduction, something that leads into the beginning of something.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a wire connecting an antenna to a receiver or a transmitter to a transmission line.
- n. The short segment of a program or program script introducing and immediately preceding another part of the program or a commercial.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the introductory section of a story
- n. wire connecting an antenna to a receiver or a transmitter to a transmission line
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