hard lead


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Noun1.hard lead - a lead alloy that contains about 5% antimony
atomic number 82, Pb, lead - a soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element; bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes readily to dull grey; "the children were playing with lead soldiers"
grid metal - a kind of hard lead that is used for grids in storage batteries
2.hard lead - unrefined lead that is hard because of the impurities it contains
atomic number 82, Pb, lead - a soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element; bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes readily to dull grey; "the children were playing with lead soldiers"
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Hard lead bullets offer one other benefit: They handle higher pressures and velocities than softer lead bullets without leaving accuracy-robbing lead deposits embedded in the rifling.
Made for maximum penetration on large, often dangerous game, the DGS (dangerous game solid) bullet features a hard lead alloy core with a copper-coated steel jacket This construction keeps it from deforming on contact with excessively large, dense bones, and a flat nose helps it resist deflection and causes more tissue damage than a roundnose design.
Captain and talisman Fred Woodhouse then powered over for Huddersfield under the posts and, with a lead of only 14, that was going to be a hard lead to defend with the wind and slope against them in the second half.
Perhaps if you can get some very hard lead or copper jacketed bullets with a very thick jacket.
Hard lead bullets produce higher velocity than jacketed bullets, all else being equal.
Like hard lead bullets in a firearm, these hard pellets are the ones that shed their lead when the velocity climbs.
44 Magnum (weighing 42 ounces) loaded with SAAMI-spec 300-grain hard lead ammunition as a backcountry "bear attack" sidearm, sighted dead-on at 25 yards.
A pencil with very hard lead is suitable for drawing guidelines.
It is common to use narrative when writing a feature story because there is no hard lead.
But it wasn't to be, and when you go 2-0 up, however silly it sounds, it's a very hard lead to hold.