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Noun: lead-in  leed in
  1. The introductory section of a story
    "it was an amusing lead-in to a very serious matter";
    - lead, lede
  2. Wire connecting an antenna to a receiver or a transmitter to a transmission line

Derived forms: lead-ins

Type of: conducting wire, section, subdivision, wire

Part of: news article, news story, newspaper article

Encyclopedia: Lead-in