"plummet" Definition

  1. n. A piece of lead attached to a line, used in sounding the depth of water.
  2. n. A plumb bob or a plumb line. See under Plumb, n.
  3. n. Hence, any weight.
  4. n. A piece of lead formerly used by school children to rule paper for writing.

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Position in dictionary: 75496 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n., n., n.,
Words that start with "plummet": 1
Words that end with "plummet": 1
Words that contain "plummet": 1
Next words in dictionary: plumming, plummy, plumose, plumosite, plumosity, plumous, plump, plumped, plumper, plumping
Previous words in dictionary: plumiped, pluming, plumiliform, plumigerous, plumicorn, plumery, plumelet, plumeless, plumed, plume

English Dictionary Definition of plummet

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