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Definition of Plumb

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Plumb Plumb, n. [F. plomb, L. plumbum lead, a leaden ball or bullet; cf. Gr. ?, ?, ?. Cf. Plummet, Plunge.] A little mass or weight of lead, or the like, attached to a line, and used by builders, etc., to indicate a vertical direction; a plummet; a plumb bob. See Plumb line, below. Plumb bob. See Bob, 4. Plumb joint, in sheet-metal work, a lap joint, fastened by solder. Plumb level. See under Level. Plumb line. (a) The cord by which a plumb bob is suspended; a plummet. (b) A line directed to the center of gravity of the earth. Plumb rule, a narrow board with a plumb line, used by builders and carpenters.
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Plumb Plumb, a. Perpendicular; vertical; conforming the direction of a line attached to a plumb; as, the wall is plumb.
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Plumb Plumb, adv. In a plumb direction; perpendicularly. ``Plumb down he falls.' --Milton.
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Plumb Plumb, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Plumbed; p. pr. & vb. n. Plumbing.] 1. To adjust by a plumb line; to cause to be perpendicular; as, to plumb a building or a wall. 2. To sound with a plumb or plummet, as the depth of water; hence, to examine by test; to ascertain the depth, quality, dimension, etc.; to sound; to fathom; to test. He did not attempt to plumb his intellect. --Ld. Lytton. 3. To seal with lead; as, to plumb a drainpipe. 4. To supply, as a building, with a system of plumbing.

Meaning of Plumb from wikipedia

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- plumb bob, or plummet, is a weight, usually with a pointed tip on the bottom, suspended from a string and used as a vertical reference line, or plumb-line...
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- The surname Plumb may refer to: Caroline Plumb (born 1978), British businesswoman **** Plumb (born 1946), English footballer Edward H. Plumb (1907–1958)...
- Fawcett Plumb (December 10, 1834 – June 25, 1919) was an American banker and politician from Ohio. A graduate of Oberlin College, Plumb worked for many...
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