Adjective "leadless" definition and examples


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.

More examples(as adjective)

"processes can be leadless."

"glazes can be leadless."