Adjective "Leadless" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Leadless


    Definition:

    1. Chemistry. a heavy, comparatively soft, malleable, bluish-gray metal, sometimes found in its natural state but usually combined as a sulfide, especially in galena. Symbol:Pb; atomic weight:20

    7.19; atomic number:82; specific gravity:1

    1.34 at 20°C.

    2. something made of this metal or of one of its alloys.

    3. a plummet or mass of lead suspended by a line, as for taking soundings.

    4. bullets collectively; shot.

    5. black lead or graphite.

    6. a small stick of graphite, as used in pencils.

    Origin:
    lead

    Examples:

    "processes can be leadless."

    "glazes can be leadless."