Definition of Leadening

1. leaden [v] - See also: leaden

Lexicographical Neighbors of Leadening

lead time
lead times
lead tree
lead up
lead up the garden path
lead vocalist
lead vocals
leaded bronze
leaded gasoline
leaded type
leader board
leader boards
leader of the free world
leader peptide
leader sequence
leader sequences

Literary usage of Leadening

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, Charles Robert Cross, John Trowbridge, Samuel Kneeland, George Bliss (1858)
"means of (leadening sound will be n great boon. Solid walls and solid floors transmit sound in the highest degree. Is there no remedy ? ..."

2. The British and Foreign Medical Review: Or Quarterly Journal of Practical (1844)
"The latter peculiarity, the bronzing, leadening, and purpling of the countenance, in some instances described as deep and persistent, we do not remember to ..."

3. The Medico-chirurgical Review, and Journal of Practical Medicine (1844)
"Bronzing, leadening, or purpling of the countenance before and after seizure. 1. ... The bronzing, leadening, and purpling of the countenance bear a strong ..."

4. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, George Walter Prothero, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle (1863)
"... so as to make rock and tower practically one stone, and that of the very best form for resisting, or rather for (leadening, the action of the waves. ..."

5. American Annals of the Deaf by Conference of Executives of American Schools for the Deaf (1907)
"Too close attention to school and its problems is (leadening. Teachers should be allowed to enjoy the days that are their own, and not forced to rest from ..."

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