Lead-in definition

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An introduction.
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The first part of a CD-R recording session, which starts 25mm from the dead center of the disc and takes up 4,500 sectors. The table of contents is written into the lead-in when the session is closed. Its purpose is to allow the drive to synchronize and to hold the table of contents. If the disc is not closed, it contains the address of the next session. Contrast with lead-out.
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The wire that connects an outdoor antenna to an electronic transmitter or receiver.
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Opening or introductory matter.

The joke served as a lead-in to a discussion of more serious matters.

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The definition of a lead-in is an introduction or opening.

An example of lead-in is the musical act on before the main performer.

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An introduction, something that leads into the beginning of something.

After the long lead-in, the climax of the story was anticlimactic.

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The wire leading from an aerial or antenna to a receiver or transmitter.
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A program, as on television, scheduled to precede another.
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That is a lead-in.
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