plumb englannista suomeksi
panna jhk lyijypaino
In a vertical direction; perpendicularly.
(RQ:Milton Paradise Lost)
''It hit him plumb in the middle of his face.''
''Years ago the well plumb dried out, not a drop of water in there since.''
The perpendicular direction or position.
To determine the depth, generally of a liquid; to sound.
To attach to a water supply and drain.
To think about or explore in depth, to get to the bottom of, especially ''to plumb the depths of''.
To use a plumb bob as a measuring or aligning tool.
To accurately align vertically or horizontally.
To seal something with lead.
To work as a plumber.
To fall or sink like a plummet.
To trace a road or track; to follow it to its end.
To position vertically above or below.
(obsolete form of)
1767, ''Select Essays on Husbandry''
- Without attending to sub-divisions, all the pears are of one species, as well as all the apples, plumbs, peaches, cherries, lemons, citrons, oranges (..)