lead-in lead-in

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the introductory section of a story
  2. (n) wire connecting an antenna to a receiver or a transmitter to a transmission line

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. And a weaker lead-in would be a further blow to O'Brien, whose Tonight Show has struggled; at one point this summer, Letterman reruns were beating O'Brien originals.
  2. To the extent that his lead-in matters, it helps only if it's also a compatible lead-in.

News

  1. Carly Sevald Savoring the ups and downs

    Remember the old Wide World of Sports lead-in; “The thrill of victory, the agony of defeat.”
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Oakland Press

  2. Henderson County Fair gets rolling on Sunday

    Following a nice little lead-in called “Ag Daze” this weekend hosted by the Henderson Farmers Market Association, the Henderson-Henderson County Chamber of Commerce and Independence Bank, the Henderson County Fair opens Sunday.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Gleaner

  3. Bellator Summer Series and Fight Master Open to Disappointing TV Ratings

    Bellator and Spike TV launched the new reality series Fight Master: Bellator MMA on Wednesday night with the Bellator 96 live event serving as lead-in programming. The TV ratings for the night could only be characterized as disappointing in comparison to Bellator’s strong Season 8 showing on Spike TV.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: MMA Weekly via Yahoo! Sports

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