Signs for LEAD

How to sign "lead" in American Sign Language depends on whether you mean "to guide" or a chemical element.

ASL signs for "lead"

Meaning: to guide a group of people, a country, or a situation.

Related signs: GUIDE, SHOW.

Opposite: FOLLOW.

Meaning: a heavy, soft, dark gray, poisonous metal, the chemical element of atomic number 82.

Pronunciation (sign description): Fingerspelling.

Related signs: METAL, CHEMICAL.

As for mechanical PENCIL leads -- you know the lead refills for mechanical pencils, there is no toxic "lead" in lead refillers which are made of graphite or carbon and binder, which is non-toxic.

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