plumb line definition

  • noun:
    • A line from where a weight is suspended to ascertain verticality or level.
    • A line considered directed exactly toward the earth's center of gravity.
    • A cord with a weight affixed, accustomed produce a vertical range.
    • Any vertical research range.
    • A line directed to the center of gravity associated with earth.
    • A cord or line to one end that is attached a metal bob or fat, regularly figure out straight course, depth of water, etc.; a plummet.
    • a cord from which a metal body weight is suspended pointing directly to the earth's center of gravity; accustomed determine the straight from certain point
  • others:
    • determine, noise, or test in the form of a plumb-line.

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