Definition of Plummets

1. Noun. (plural of plummet) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of plummet) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Plummets

1. plummet [v] - See also: plummet

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plummets

pluming
plumiped
plumipeds
plumist
plumists
plumless
plumlike
plummed
plummer
plummer's disease
plummer-vinson syndrome
plummest
plummet
plummeted
plummeting
plummets (current term)
plummetted
plummetting
plummier
plummiest
plummily
plumminess
plumming
plummy
plumose
plumosely
plumosite
plumosities
plumosity
plumous

Literary usage of Plummets

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1. The American Journal of Archaeology and of the History of the Fine Arts by Archaeological Institute of America (1885)
"THE ABORIGINAL RELICS CALLED "SINKERS" OR " plummets." [Hate IV. ... idea of the relies generally described under the name of " sinkers " or " plummets. ..."

2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1872)
"NOTES ON ABORIGINAL RELICS KNOWN AS " plummets." 1»Y JOHN G. HENDERSON. AT various points in the United States from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific, ..."

3. Primitive Industry by Charles Conrad Abbott (1881)
"plummets. As has been done in previous chapters, a series of objects, ... The same author has also remarked of these plummets, that they "are of quite ..."

4. Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography by William Robertson Smith (1896)
"18, 20). The raar- 130 kets of Tyre were supplied with it by the ship» of Tarshish (Ez. xxvii. 12). It was used for plummets ..."

5. A Military Dictionary: Or, Explaination of the Several Systems of Discipline by William Duane (1810)
"Pilots, at sea, likewise ascertain their soundings by it. In the forming of recruits it is used to fix lines. plummets which vibrate the required times of ..."

6. The Secrets of Angling by A. S. Moffat (1865)
"Float-Fishing—Manufacture of Floats—Cork-Floats ; Varnish for— Quill-Floats—Dyeing and Polishing of Quills—Resinous Cement —plummets, and how to use ..."

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