HyperDic: plummet

English > 2 senses of the word plummet:
VERBmotionplummet, plumpdrop sharply
NOUNartifactplummet, plumb bob, plumbthe metal bob of a plumb line
plummet > pronunciation
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English > plummet: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningThe metal bob of a plumb line.
Synonymsplumb bob, plumb
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
English > plummet: 2 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningDrop sharply.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
ModelThe stock market is going to plummet
Example"The stock market plummeted"
BroaderdropTo fall vertically
Spanishcaer a plomo, caer en picado

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