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    plumb - Dictionary definition and meaning for word plumb

    (noun) the metal bob of a plumb line
    Synonyms : plumb bob , plummet
    (verb) measure the depth of something Definition
    (verb) weight with lead Definition
    (verb) examine thoroughly and in great depth Definition
    (verb) adjust with a plumb line so as to make vertical Definition
    (adj) exactly vertical
    Example Sentence
    • the tower of Pisa is far out of plumb
    (adv) completely; used as intensifiers
    Synonyms : clean , plum
    Example Sentence
    • clean forgot the appointment
    • I'm plumb (or plum) tuckered out
    (adv) conforming to the direction of a plumb line Definition
    (adv) exactly
    Synonyms : plum
    Example Sentence
    • fell plumb in the middle of the puddle
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for plumb

plumb--plumber who tests the pipe to see whether it is exactly vertical or not.

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On the lines of Mann007: a PLUMBER EXAMINES a pipe CRITICALLY to see if it is VERTICAL and so MEASURES DEPTH of the tank.

When the leg is exactly in the vetical line(plumb) ,then the umpire examines closely to give lbw.

plumb - lumb - lumbar - lumbar bone of the spine keep us straight/vertical

plumb sounds like sanskrit "lamb" which means perpendicular to the line...imagine horizontal line on which u draw lamb(perpendicular)--->vertical line

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