Definitions for "Leading strand"
One of the two newly made strands of DNA found at a replication fork. The leading strand is made by continuous synthesis in the 5´-to-3´ direction.
The strand of newly replicated DNA that is synthesised continuously in the same direction as the replication fork. DNA synthesis proceeds in the 5' to 3' direction.
The strand of the double helix that is copied in a continuous fashion during DNA replication.