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  • n  diode such that light emitted at a p-n junction is proportional to the bias current; color depends on the material used
  • v  take somebody somewhere
  • v  have as a result or residue
  • v  tend to or result in
  • v  travel in front of; go in advance of others
  • v  cause to undertake a certain action
    Her greed led her to forge the checks
  • v  stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point
    His knowledge doesn't go very far
  • v  be in charge of
  • v  be ahead of others; be the first
  • v  be conducive to
  • v  lead, as in the performance of a composition; Barenboim conducted the Chicago symphony for years"
  • v  lead, extend, or afford access
  • v  move ahead (of others) in time or space
  • v  cause something to pass or lead somewhere
  • v  preside over

  • After 911, I was a witness and therefore a party to the actions that led us to the invasion of Iraq--an unnecessary war.
  • Before February 5th, Clinton Led New York By 28 Points.
  • On the last working day of the Johnson Administration in January 1969, the Justice Department filed suit against International Business Machines, accusing it of monopolizing the .
News & Articles


  • Barack Obama in The Associated Press
    This is a choice between the policies that led us into the mess or the policies that are leading us out of the mess,Obama said at a rally for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. "It's a choice between falling backward and moving forward."
  • Benjamin Netanyahu in TIME
    Obviously, we hope that it's possible to stop Iran's programs by this US-led effort to put maximum pressureon the Iranians, especially their main energy sector, Netanyahu said.
  • Barbara Boxer in CNN
    Boxer said she's voting no because Bernanke "played a lead role in crafting the Bush administration's economic policies, which led to the current economic crisis."

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