Dec
06
2013

plummet

Posted in Word of the Day by admin

pluh miht

noun
a small weight on a line used for sounding or to verify a vertical; plumb or plumb bob.

intransitive verb
to fall sharply down, esp. at high speed; plunge.Webster Falls
Visit Cane Creek Falls and see water plummet more than 125 feet into Cane Creek Gorge.
Stock prices plummeted after the news of the oil spill.

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