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1. Opening or introductory matter: The joke served as a lead-in to a discussion of more serious matters.
2. A program, as on television, scheduled to precede another.
3. The wire that connects an outdoor antenna to an electronic transmitter or receiver.
a. an introduction to a subject
b. (as modifier): a lead-in announcement.
2. (Telecommunications) the connection between a radio transmitter, receiver, etc, and the aerial or transmission line
1. something that leads in or introduces.
2. the connection between an antenna and a transmitter or receiving set.
3. the portion of a television or radio broadcast that precedes a commercial.adj.
4. (of a conductor) carrying input to an electric or electronic device or circuit, esp. from an antenna.
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|Noun||1.||lead-in - the introductory section of a story; "it was an amusing lead-in to a very serious matter"|
|2.||lead-in - wire connecting an antenna to a receiver or a transmitter to a transmission line|