lead line

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\ ˈled- How to pronounce lead line (audio) \

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City, state and county officials said the plan is expected to cut the time from 10 years to under 30 months to replace about 18,000 lead lines in Newark. Washington Post, "Newark to speed replacing of pipes blamed for lead in water," 27 Aug. 2019 City, state and county officials said the plan is expected to cut the time from 10 years to under 30 months to replace about 18,000 lead lines in Newark. NBC News, "Newark to borrow $120 million to speed replacement of pipes blamed for lead in water," 26 Aug. 2019 City, state, and county officials said the plan is expected to cut the time from 10 years to under 30 months to replace about 18,000 lead lines in Newark. Mike Catalini, BostonGlobe.com, "Newark to speed replacing of pipes blamed for lead in water," 26 Aug. 2019 This week, a few Your Shot photographers used leading lines in ways that really struck me. Kristen Mcnicholas, National Geographic, "Your best photos of the week, August 16, 2019," 16 Aug. 2019 The 56-year-old retired floorer has been making weekly runs since the crisis began and plans to continue, even though his lead lines were replaced last week. Griff Witte, Washington Post, "In Flint, suspicions of the water — and of Democratic candidates — run deep," 29 July 2019 Replace all lead lines in the cities and areas served by Denver Water. Andrew Kenney, The Denver Post, "Denver Water proposing $500 million solution to lead pipes," 1 July 2019 Musicians will take turns leading lines and are encouraged to bring a few songs with simple chord structures so that others can play along easily. Susan Soldavin, Howard County Times, "Summer rocks with musical events and more [Clarksville]," 6 July 2018 The city declared a public health emergency when officials failed to properly treat the water and lead lines for corrosion. Rebecca Bratek, CBS News, "Local sorority raises $20,000 to help Flint's water crisis," 14 June 2018

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15th century, in the meaning defined above

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