Noun(1) the metal bob of a plumb line
Verb(1) drop sharply
(1) But they warned that temperatures were set to plummet , with snow falling on higher ground.(2) The falls emerge from a cave, shoot over a cliff, and plummet 110 feet before disappearing into another chasm.(3) All we are going to do is put a plummet on and lower it in, tight to the margins, turn sideways to drop it right in at the edge of the vegetation.(4) Industrial production continued to plummet in September, the twelfth straight month of decline, according to a report issued earlier this week by the Federal Reserve.(5) The bus winds around hair-pin corners on the cliffs overlooking the sea with such break-neck speed that I thought for sure the bus would eventually plummet off the side of the cliff and into the sea!(6) With a heavy plummet , I plumb the depth and set the float so that about half the float's length is protruding above the surface.(7) His body was pushed back in the seat by the fall, the plummet sending his adrenaline running through his veins.(8) The elevator dropped fast, Roy swearing that he almost rose off of the floor with the plummet , and he wondered how far underground the Defense Monitoring room was.(9) Your acts may get you killed, in fact the entire aircraft may plummet to the earth, killing everyone on board.(10) Evline couldn't even get a word in as her words were blown back into her throat by the massive plummet towards the ground, like a drop on a rollercoaster.(11) The building began it's plummet , falling forward.(12) Day-time temperatures are frequently in the low twenties centigrade but, once night falls, they plummet to minus ten or even below that in a matter of minutes.(13) I went in to watch the first half, and despite the central character's life going well, in the face adversity, I could sense a plummet in the second half.(14) Shareholders saw their holdings plummet in value soon after the launch.(15) What I could really do with right now is a plummet in the Sterling / Dollar rate and then life would be so much better.(16) The quantity of money circulating in the local economy would suddenly plummet , killing off what remains of local economic life and services.
1. plumb ::
2. plumb bob ::
3. plunge ::
4. nosedive ::
5. dive ::
6. drop ::
7. fall ::
8. descend ::
9. hurtle ::
Different Formsplummet, plummeted, plummeting, plummets
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