HyperDic: plumb_bob

English > 1 sense of the expression plumb bob:
NOUNartifactplumb bob, plumb, plummetthe metal bob of a plumb line
English > plumb bob: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningThe metal bob of a plumb line.
Synonymsplumb, plummet
Part ofplumb line, perpendicularA cord from which a metal weight is suspended pointing directly to the earth's center of gravity
BroaderbobA hanging weight, especially a metal ball on a string
Spanishpeso de la plomada, plomada, sonda

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