Meaning of PLUMMET in English

PLUMMET

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈplʌmɪt ]

n. & v. --n. 1 a plumb or plumb-line. 2 a sounding-line. 3 a weight attached to a fishing-line to keep the float upright. --v.intr. (plummeted, plummeting) fall or plunge rapidly. [ME f. OF plommet dimin. (as PLUMB(1))]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.