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 for LED
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lead \Lead\ (l[=e]d), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Led (l[e^]d); p. pr.
     & vb. n. Leading.] [OE. leden, AS. l[=ae]dan (akin to OS.
     l[=e]dian, D. leiden, G. leiten, Icel. le[imac][eth]a, Sw.
     leda, Dan. lede), properly a causative fr. AS. li[eth]an to
     go; akin to OHG. l[imac]dan, Icel. l[imac][eth]a, Goth.
     lei[thorn]an (in comp.). Cf. Lode, Loath.]
     1. To guide or conduct with the hand, or by means of some
        physical contact or connection; as, a father leads a
        child; a jockey leads a horse with a halter; a dog leads a
        blind man.
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              If a blind man lead a blind man, both fall down in
              the ditch.                            --Wyclif
                                                    (Matt. xv.
                                                    14.)
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              They thrust him out of the city, and led him unto
              the brow of the hill.                 --Luke iv. 29.
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              In thy right hand lead with thee
              The mountain nymph, sweet Liberty.    --Milton.
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     2. To guide or conduct in a certain course, or to a certain
        place or end, by making the way known; to show the way,
        esp. by going with or going in advance of. Hence,
        figuratively: To direct; to counsel; to instruct; as, to
        lead a traveler; to lead a pupil.
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              The Lord went before them by day in a pillar of a
              cloud, to lead them the way.          --Ex. xiii.
                                                    21.
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              He leadeth me beside the still waters. --Ps. xxiii.
                                                    2.
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              This thought might lead me through the world's vain
              mask.
              Content, though blind, had I no better guide.
                                                    --Milton.
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     3. To conduct or direct with authority; to have direction or
        charge of; as, to lead an army, an exploring party, or a
        search; to lead a political party.
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              Christ took not upon him flesh and blood that he
              might conquer and rule nations, lead armies, or
              possess places.                       --South.
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     4. To go or to be in advance of; to precede; hence, to be
        foremost or chief among; as, the big sloop led the fleet
        of yachts; the Guards led the attack; Demosthenes leads
        the orators of all ages.
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              As Hesperus, that leads the sun his way. --Fairfax.
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              And lo ! Ben Adhem's name led all the rest. --Leigh
                                                    Hunt.
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     5. To draw or direct by influence, whether good or bad; to
        prevail on; to induce; to entice; to allure; as, to lead
        one to espouse a righteous cause.
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              He was driven by the necessities of the times, more
              than led by his own disposition, to any rigor of
              actions.                              --Eikon
                                                    Basilike.
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              Silly women, laden with sins, led away by divers
              lusts.                                --2 Tim. iii.
                                                    6 (Rev. Ver.).
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     6. To guide or conduct one's self in, through, or along (a
        certain course); hence, to proceed in the way of; to
        follow the path or course of; to pass; to spend. Also, to
        cause (one) to proceed or follow in (a certain course).
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              That we may lead a quiet and peaceable life. --1
                                                    Tim. ii. 2.
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              Nor thou with shadowed hint confuse
              A life that leads melodious days.     --Tennyson.
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              You remember . . . the life he used to lead his wife
              and daughter.                         --Dickens.
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     7. (Cards & Dominoes) To begin a game, round, or trick, with;
        as, to lead trumps; the double five was led.
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     To lead astray, to guide in a wrong way, or into error; to
        seduce from truth or rectitude.
  
     To lead captive, to carry or bring into captivity.
  
     To lead the way, to show the way by going in front; to act
        as guide. --Goldsmith.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Led \Led\ (l[e^]d), imp. & p. p.
     of Lead.
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     Led captain. An obsequious follower or attendant. [Obs.]
        --Swift.
  
     Led horse, a sumpter horse, or a spare horse, that is led
        along.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  LED
      n 1: diode such that light emitted at a p-n junction is
           proportional to the bias current; color depends on the
           material used [syn: light-emitting diode, LED]

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

  LED
         Light-Emitting Diode
         

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  LED
  
      Light-Emitting Diode.
  

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