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Definition of Plumb
PlumbPlumb 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
Plumb level. See under Level.
(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.
Plumb Plumb, a.
Perpendicular; vertical; conforming the direction of a line
attached to a plumb; as, the wall is plumb.
Plumb Plumb, adv.
In a plumb direction; perpendicularly. ``Plumb down he
PlumbPlumb Plumb, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Plumbed; p. pr. & vb. n.
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.
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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(singer) (born 1975), American musician 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
- Eve Aline Plumb
(born 1957/1958) is an American actress
who portra**** the middle daughter
on the sitcom
Bunch. A native
is the debut studio album
. The album
was not only a success
for herself, but also for Matt Bronleewe. This was...
- Lee, better known
by her stage
, is an American
and author. Plumb
has sold more than 500,000 albums
- The surname Plumb
to: Caroline Plumb
(born 1978), British businesswoman
(born 1946), English footballer Edward
- Fawcett Plumb
(December 10, 1834 – June 25, 1919) was an American banker
from Ohio. A graduate
College, Plumb worked
- Charles Henry Plumb
, Baron Plumb
, DL (born 27 March
1925) is a British farmer
who went into politics
as a leader
of the National Farmers
Union. He later...
is a brand
of hand tools owned
by Apex Tool Group. The brand
for its hammers
and hatchets. In 1869, Fayette
R. Plumb entered
- Jason Forrest Plumb
is a Canadian
producer, and mixer
in Regina, Saskatchewan
and was the lead singer
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