plummet definition

  • noun:
    • See plumb bob.
    • a thing that weighs in at straight down or oppresses; a burden.
    • a bit of lead attached to a line, utilized in sounding the depth of liquid.
    • A plumb bob or a plumb range.
    • ergo, any fat.
    • an item of lead formerly employed by youngsters to rule report for writing
    • a plummet range, a line with a plummet; a sounding range.
    • Violent or remarkable autumn
    • decline; fall; drop
    • A piece of lead attached with a line, found in sounding the depth of water.
    • A plumb bob or a plumb range. See under Plumb, n.
    • therefore, any body weight.
    • an item of lead previously employed by youngsters to rule paper for writing.
    • some lead or any other material attached to a line, utilized in sounding the depth of water, deciding the vertical, etc.
    • An instrument utilized by carpenters, masons, as well as others in modifying erections to a vertical range; a plumb-rule.
    • The pommel or knob regarding hilt of a sword.
    • A weight.
    • an item of lead previously employed by school-boys to rule paper for writing.
    • the material bob of a plumb line
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to-fall along; leap.
    • To decrease all of a sudden and steeply: Stock costs plummeted.
  • verb:
    • To drop swiftly, in an immediate manner; to fall rapidly.
    • fall sharply
  • others:
    • To weight with plummets, or just like plummets.

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