English to Afrikaans Meaning :: plumb

Plumb :
Plumb
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Noun(1) the metal bob of a plumb line
Verb(1) measure the depth of something(2) weight with lead(3) examine thoroughly and in great depth(4) adjust with a plumb line so as to make vertical
Adjective(1) exactly vertical
Adverb(1) completely; used as intensifiers, or plum(2) conforming to the direction of a plumb line(3) exactly

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(1) Use a hand level frequently to keep the wall plumb and the rows of brick level.(2) If the wall ties are adequate, the brickwork should be rebuilt plumb .(3) Next place a level against the edge of the panel to check that it is plumb , making certain your panel is in a correct position before nailing it into the studs.(4) You need to be able to hang your wallpaper plumb , even if the corners are not.(5) Hank was plumb out of breath helping him up, but was very happy to see that Ted was all right.(6) Forget the normal fly fishing gear if you plan a trip after these monsters; the only effective method is to plumb the depths with a trolled and heavily - weighted spinner or live bait.(7) Do not cut at an angle, or into a v-shape, which makes it far more difficult to hold the tree plumb in the stand, and reduces the amount of water available to the tree.(8) Raise the short wall sections into place, plumb them as you have done previously, and secure the corners.(9) I suppose I had been naive to think that he was making himself available to me so I could spar with him or plumb the depths of his thought processes.(10) So, needless to say, just about everyone was plumb out of breath when they stopped a hundred yards from their target.(11) It's important to forgive yourself if you're just too plumb tired to get in a workout.(12) If the instrument is set up directly on a control point, carefully check to be sure that the instrument is plumb over the control point and that the control points have not been disturbed.(13) There was no significant deterioration of the surface of the brick; no evidence of falling bricks, and the walls were plumb .(14) Their willingness to plumb new depths surprised even me.(15) He seeks to plumb the subtle sources of change on all those fronts.(16) The problem is that the corners are seldom true plumb or vertical, and this is where the difficulty lies.
Related Words
(1) plumb bob ::
Plumb Bob
Synonyms
Adjective
1. vertical ::
vertikale
2. perpendicular ::
loodreg
3. straight ::
reguit
Adverb
4. right ::
reg
5. exactly ::
presies
6. precisely ::
presies
7. directly ::
direk
8. dead ::
dood
9. straight ::
reguit
10. bang ::
Knal
Noun
11. plumb bob ::
Plumb Bob
12. plummet ::
skietlood
Verb
13. explore ::
verken
14. probe ::
ondersoek
15. delve into ::
stel ondersoek in
16. search ::
Soek
17. examine ::
ondersoek
18. investigate ::
ondersoek
19. fathom ::
peil
20. penetrate ::
penetreer
21. understand ::
verstaan
Different Forms
plumb, plumbed, plumbs
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