What is Leadbeater’s cockatoo?
Leadbeater’s cockatoo definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
a person or thing that leads.
a guiding or directing head, as of an army, movement, or political group.
Music. a conductor or director, as of an orchestra, band, or chorus. the player at the head of the first violins in an orchestra, the principal cornetist in a band, or the principal soprano in a chorus, to whom any incidental solos are usually assigned.
a featured article of trade, especially one offered at a low price to attract customers.Compare loss leader.
Journalism. leading article(def 1).Also called leading article.British. the principal editorial in a newspaper.
blank film or tape at the beginning of a length of film or magnetic tape, used for threading a motion-picture camera, tape recorder, etc.Compare trailer(def 6).
Angling. a length of nylon, silkworm gut, wire, or the like, to which the lure or hook is attached. the net used to direct fish into a weir, pound, etc.
a pipe for conveying rain water downward, as from a roof; downspout.
a horse harnessed at the front of a team.
leaders, Printing. a row of dots or a short line to lead the eye across a space.
Nautical. lead1(def 40b).
a duct for conveying warm air from a hot-air furnace to a register or stack.
Mining. a thin vein of ore connected with a large vein.