Definition of plumb

Definition of plumb
  1. plumb Adjective truly vertical
  2. plumb Adjective Describing an LBW where the batsman is hit on the pads directly in front of his wicket and should be given out.
  3. plumb Adverb In a vertical direction.
  4. plumb Adverb Squarely, directly; completely.
  5. plumb Noun A little mass of lead, or the like, attached to a line, and used by builders, etc., to indicate a vertical direction; a plummet; a plumb bob (UK); a plumb line (US).
  6. plumb Noun A weight on the end of a long line, used by sailors to determine the depth of water.
  7. plumb Verb To determine the depth, generally of a liquid; to sound.
  8. plumb Verb To attach to a water supply and drain.
  9. plumb Verb To think about or explore in depth, to get to the bottom of, especially "to plumb the depths of".
  10. plumb Verb To use a plumb bob as a measuring or aligning tool.
  11. plumb Verb To accurately align vertically or horizontally.
  12. plumb Verb To seal something with lead.
  13. plumb Verb To work as a plumber.
  14. plumb Verb To fall or sink like a plummet.
  15. plumb Verb To trace a road or track; to follow it to its end.
  16. plumb Verb To position vertically above or below.
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