red lead

Definitions

  • the Routes Leading from The Nile to The Red Sea, Between Koptos and Kosseir
    the Routes Leading from The Nile to The Red Sea, Between Koptos and Kosseir
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n red lead a reddish oxide of lead (Pb3O4) used as a pigment in paints and in glass and ceramics
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Red lead a scarlet, crystalline, granular powder, consisting of minium when pure, but commonly containing several of the oxides of lead. It is used as a paint or cement and also as an ingredient of flint glass.
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Usage

In literature:

Red Fox Scout Ward stepped forward and took the lead rope.
"Pluck on the Long Trail" by Edwin L. Sabin
The lead seal is wanting, but the red and yellow silk by which it was attached is still preserved.
"Lucretia Borgia" by Ferdinand Gregorovius
I know of one person who uses red lead.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Forty-Second Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
The comte, looking red, hot and triumphant, was leading his wife's horse.
"The works of Guy de Maupassant, Vol. 5 (of 8)" by Guy de Maupassant 1850-1893
Who leads them on with foreign brand Far flashing in his red right hand?
"The Works Of Lord Byron, Vol. 3 (of 7)" by Lord Byron
This tank should be "tongued" and dressed with red lead, or lined with zinc, to render it waterproof.
"Practical Taxidermy" by Montagu Browne
The mere oxyd of lead is called red lead.
"Conversations on Chemistry, V. 1-2" by Jane Marcet
Leading his gleaming band, rode Surtur, 'Mid the red ranks of raging fire.
"Myths of the Norsemen" by H. A. Guerber
Pans are first glazed with a mixture of blue or red lead.
"Our Young Folks at Home and Abroad" by Various
Then Red Fox will lead them.
"The Fiery Totem" by Argyll Saxby
While we were eating, old Dr. Stanchon pops in, leading a little red-haired boy, very plain and clever-looking, by the hand.
"The Strange Cases of Dr. Stanchon" by Josephine Daskam Bacon
A red flag with the letters H. B. C. in white decorated the leading cart.
"The Story of the Trapper" by A. C. Laut
Crowds of nurses lead children with heads of angel, and hear all in blushing the compliments of soldiers in a red pantaloon.
"Punch - Volume 25 (Jul-Dec 1853)" by Various
One thing leading to another we took him up to Toby's rooms, same as Red Jacket had taken me the year before.
"Rewards and Fairies" by Rudyard Kipling
The hippopotamus had risen again, and with its great red mouth open, dashed in fury at the leading canoe.
"The Ruined Cities of Zululand" by Hugh Mulleneux Walmsley
The main body of the American army was now encamped on the east side of Red Clay Creek, on the road leading from Elkton to Philadelphia.
"The Student's Life of Washington; Condensed from the Larger Work of Washington Irving" by Washington Irving
The red lines contain mercury and lead suggesting a mixture of vermilion and red lead.
"Bloodletting Instruments in the National Museum of History and Technology" by Audrey Davis
The Baptist made a sign behind his back, and his red-headed boy disappeared through a door leading from within.
"Klytia" by George Taylor
Cayenne pepper is occasionally adulterated with red lead, vermilion, ochre, salt, ground-rice and turmeric.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 5" by Various
Red Lead is found in Camarines Norte and other places.
"The Inhabitants of the Philippines" by Frederic H. Sawyer
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In poetry:

Its fur is red as the red chestnut,
And it is small and slim;
It leads a life most innocent
Within the forest dim.
"The Wood-Mouse" by Mary Botham Howitt
A weeping, wasting afternoon
Weighs down the aspiring corn;
Amber and red, the sunset soon
Leads back to golden morn.
"Songs of the Summer Days" by George MacDonald
"Ay, deep I'll sleep in the red furrow,
Out over the Channel foam . . .
And another hand than mine, mother,
Must lead the harvest home!"
"The Yeoman's Son" by Cicely Fox Smith
“Forbear, O Vidrik Verlandson,
Strike me not cruelly dead!
And I will lead thee straight to my house,
That’s thatch’d with gold so red.”
"Vidrik Verlandson (From The Old Danish) " by George Borrow
The songs Love sang to us are dead:
Yet shall he sing to us again,
When the dull days are wrapped in lead,
And the red woodland drips with rain.
"Conclusion" by Madison Julius Cawein
The songs Love sang to us are dead;
Yet shall he sing to us again,
When the dull days are wrapped in lead,
And the red woodland drips with rain.
"Conclusion" by Madison Julius Cawein

In news:

The "Big Red One" Headquarters is gearing up to lead a regional command in Afghanistan.
SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Urawa Reds beat Sanfrecce Hiroshima 2-0 on Saturday to reduce Sanfrecce's lead in the J-League standings to just one point over Vegalta Sendai with two matches remaining.
The Red Storm (3-2) trailed 37-35 when D'Angelo Harrison hit a 3-pointer to give them the lead.
The Reds today became the first team in National League history to blow a 2-0 lead in a five-game Division Series.
Sussex NJ based Excavating NJ Inc, the leading excavating company for septic systems installations, septic inspections , septic repair, is supporting the American Red Cross to help Hurricane Sandy Disaster Victims.
Former ACU head coach to lead Red Raiders' bowl preparation.
The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics conducted a series of tests on 33 name-brand red lipsticks bought around the country to report that 61% of those tested contained detectable lead.
Metro's red line crash three years ago that killed nine people is leading to greater federal oversight of public transit systems.
Hillard University's student section has a " parting of the red seas" lead by "Moses".
The Boston Red Sox entered the month of September leading the AL East by 1½ games.
The Cowboys lead 3-0 after they settled for a Nick Folk 34-yard field goal during a trip to the red zone.
Red Hat is best known as a leading supplier of Linux operating system software.
Last Friday's matchup between the Lady Red Hawks and the Spartans kept the crowd on its toes with 2 lead changes and 5 ties.
Red Bull PRO 4x4 driver Steve Barlow leads Scott Douglas, Curt and Kyle LeDuc, and the pack around Crandon's thrilling turn one.
The leading lady of rom-coms The Notebook, The Time Traveler's Wife, and the upcoming thriller Sherlock Holmes isn't afraid to take risks on the red carpet.
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In science:

Exceptions are ≈ 100 − 140 M⊙ where the pulsational pair-instability ejects the outer layers of the star before it collapses, and above ≈ 500 M⊙ where pulsational instabilities in red supergiants may lead to significant mass loss (dashed).
The First Cosmic Structures and their Effects
It also has a localized excess just above the cut-off which leads to great improvement of likelihood over the simple monotonic forms of model infra-red cut-off spectra considered in the post WMAP literature.
Summary of ICGC04 Cosmology Workshop
Once the red-shift z is extended, difference in the leading terms will be significant.
Parametrization of the equation of state and the expanding universe
The combination of these effects integrated over the entire surface of the accretion disk leads to a characteristic profile for the iron reflection line, which is broad with a shallow and extended red wing (Figure 8).
Probes and Tests of Strong-Field Gravity with Observations in the Electromagnetic Spectrum
Compared to the inclusive jet shape depicted in Fig. 5 in full red line for PYTHIA, the tendency of the b-jet shape is definitely the right one, leading to smaller values of Ψ as expected, but the measurement leads to a larger difference.
Understanding the structure of the proton: From HERA and Tevatron to LHC
Moreover, moving counterclockwise along the red (2) circle in Fig. 2 leads to the same result as in the blue (2) circle, but now the rotation takes place in the y -z plane.
Holonomic Quantum Computation with Electron Spins in Quantum Dots
Therefore, their presence is degenerate with a red-tilted spectrum nS < 1, equally leading to an excess of power for small (cid:96).
Primordial Fluctuations in String Cosmology
The two main SS components, generally a white dwarf (WD) and a red giant (RG) rotating in bound orbits, lead to characteristic time periodicities.
The symbiotic system AG Draconis. Soft X-ray bremsstrahlung from the nebulae
Instead there is a large set R of red vertices leading to a large identifiable independent set con stituting a constant fraction of T0 .
Combinatorial coloring of 3-colorable graphs
The location of the known causal lead variant (SNP rs174547 ) is denoted by the red vertical line; however, this SNP was not present in our data set.
Genome-wide association studies with high-dimensional phenotypes
This interpretation is reinforced by the relatively small observed spread in red clump magnitude observed by Stanek et al. (1998b), who point out that a bursting SFH would lead to a dispersion in clump properties.
Age, Metallicity, and the Distance to the Magellanic Clouds From Red Clump Stars
For the case of slow-rollover in a chaotic inflationary model with a massive inflaton, these red and blue shifts exactly compensate, leading to a scale-invariant spectrum for the inflaton fluctuations ϕ in rigid space-time.
Energy-Momentum Tensor of Field Fluctuations in Massive Chaotic Inflation
These authors are particularly concerned with “red” spectrum where imperfect sampling leads to coupling of spectral estimates at low frequency.
New Limits on Gravitational Radiation using Pulsars
Figure 4: The branching ratio for the LFV process BR(µ → eγ ) as a function of M1/2 at MR = 109 GeV, 1012 GeV and 1014 GeV in the ful l RG (solid red lines) and leading logarithmic approximation (dashed green lines).
Charged Lepton Flavor Violating Decays: Leading Logarithmic Approximation versus Full RG Results
The results presented here from helium lines suggest that the winds from red giants and red horizontal branch stars can be much faster than generally assumed, and these would naturally lead to a steady-state outflow.
Fast Winds and Mass Loss from Metal-Poor Field Giants
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