plomet


plomet
plome, plomet(e, -ette, -it, plomp
obs. forms of plum, plume, plumbet, plummet, plump.

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  • plummet — /ˈplʌmət / (say plumuht) noun 1. → plumb bob. 2. → plumb rule. 3. Angling an apparatus consisting of a weight attached to a line, used to determine the depth of water. 4. something that weighs down or depresses. –verb (i) 5. to plunge. {Middle… …   Australian English dictionary

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  • plummet — [plum′it] n. [ME plomet < MFr plommet, dim. of plomb: see PLUMB] 1. a) PLUMB BOB b) PLUMB (n. ) 2. a thing that weighs heavily vi …   English World dictionary

  • plome — plome, plomet(e, ette, it, plomp obs. forms of plum, plume, plumbet, plummet, plump …   Useful english dictionary

  • plomete — plome, plomet(e, ette, it, plomp obs. forms of plum, plume, plumbet, plummet, plump …   Useful english dictionary

  • plomp — plome, plomet(e, ette, it, plomp obs. forms of plum, plume, plumbet, plummet, plump …   Useful english dictionary