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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. diode such that light emitted at a p-n junction is proportional to the bias current; color depends on the material used;
[syn: light-emitting diode, LED]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Lead \Lead\ (l[=e]d), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Led (l[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. Leading.] [OE. leden, AS. l[=ae]dan (akin to OS. l[=e]dian, D. leiden, G. leiten, Icel. le[imac][eth]a, Sw. leda, Dan. lede), properly a causative fr. AS. li[eth]an to go; akin to OHG. l[imac]dan, Icel. l[imac][eth]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 or connection; as, a father leads a child; a jockey leads a horse with a halter; a dog leads a blind man. [1913 Webster] If a blind man lead a blind man, both fall down in the ditch. --Wyclif (Matt. xv. 14.) [1913 Webster] They thrust him out of the city, and led him unto the brow of the hill. --Luke iv. 29. [1913 Webster] In thy right hand lead with thee The mountain nymph, sweet Liberty. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] The Lord went before them by day in a pillar of a cloud, to lead them the way. --Ex. xiii. 21. [1913 Webster] He leadeth me beside the still waters. --Ps. xxiii. 2. [1913 Webster] This thought might lead me through the world's vain mask. Content, though blind, had I no better guide. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] Christ took not upon him flesh and blood that he might conquer and rule nations, lead armies, or possess places. --South. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] As Hesperus, that leads the sun his way. --Fairfax. [1913 Webster] And lo ! Ben Adhem's name led all the rest. --Leigh Hunt. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] He was driven by the necessities of the times, more than led by his own disposition, to any rigor of actions. --Eikon Basilike. [1913 Webster] Silly women, laden with sins, led away by divers lusts. --2 Tim. iii. 6 (Rev. Ver.). [1913 Webster] 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). [1913 Webster] That we may lead a quiet and peaceable life. --1 Tim. ii. 2. [1913 Webster] Nor thou with shadowed hint confuse A life that leads melodious days. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] You remember . . . the life he used to lead his wife and daughter. --Dickens. [1913 Webster] 7. (Cards & Dominoes) To begin a game, round, or trick, with; as, to lead trumps; the double five was led. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Led \Led\ (l[e^]d), imp. & p. p. of Lead. [1913 Webster] Led captain. An obsequious follower or attendant. [Obs.] --Swift. Led horse, a sumpter horse, or a spare horse, that is led along. [1913 Webster] Leden
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

LED n 1: diode such that light emitted at a p-n junction is proportional to the bias current; color depends on the material used [syn: light-emitting diode, LED]
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (June 2006):

LED Light-Emitting Diode
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (26 July 2010):

LED Light-Emitting Diode.




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