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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. the introductory section of a story;
- Example: "it was an amusing lead-in to a very serious matter"
[syn: lead, lead-in, lede]

2. wire connecting an antenna to a receiver or a transmitter to a transmission line;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

lead-in \lead-in\ n. 1. (Elec.) a wire connecting an antenna to a receiver or a transmitter to a transmission line. [WordNet 1.5] 2. (Radio and Television Broadcasting) The short segment of a program or program script introducing and immediately preceding another part of the program or a commercial. [PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

lead-in n 1: the introductory section of a story; "it was an amusing lead-in to a very serious matter" [syn: lead, lead-in, lede] 2: wire connecting an antenna to a receiver or a transmitter to a transmission line