Definitions for: Plummet

[n] the metal bob of a plumb line
[v] drop sharply; "The stock market plummeted"

Webster (1913) Definition: Plum"met, n. [OE. plommet, OF. plommet, fr. plom,
plum, lead, F. plomb. See Plumb.]
1. A piece of lead attached to a line, used in sounding the
depth of water.

I'll sink him deeper than e'er plummet sounded.

2. A plumb bob or a plumb line. See under Plumb, n.

3. Hence, any weight.

4. A piece of lead formerly used by school children to rule
paper for writing.

Plummet line, a line with a plummet; a sounding line.

Synonyms: plumb, plumb bob, plump

See Also: bob, drop, perpendicular, plumb line

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