plumb

Definitions of plumb

Adjective

1

vertical.

ensure that the baseboard is straight and plumb

Synonyms:

vertical perpendicular straight

Adverb

1

exactly.

a bassoonist who sits plumb in the middle of the wind section

Synonyms:

right exactly precisely directly dead straight bang

Noun

1

a plumb bob.

He traces a line in white paint along the wall beyond the leaves, then drops a plumb from a cord stretched between two metal poles posted on either side of the tree.

Verb

1

measure (the depth of a body of water).

Forget the normal fly fishing gear if you plan a trip after these monsters; the only effective method is to plumb the depths with a trolled and heavily - weighted spinner or live bait.

Examples of Plumb

He seeks to plumb the subtle sources of change on all those fronts.

Synonyms of plumb

Adjective

vertical perpendicular straight

Adverb

right exactly precisely directly dead straight bang

completely absolutely downright totally quite thoroughly

vertically perpendicularly straight down

plum

clean plum

Noun

plumb bob plummet

Verb

explore probe delve into search examine investigate fathom penetrate understand

Amos 7:7-9 - Third Vision: A Plumb Line

7 Thus He showed me, and behold, the Lord was standing by a vertical wall with a plumb line in His hand. 8 The LORD said to me, "What do you see, Amos?" And I said, "A plumb line " Then the Lord said, "Behold I am about to put a plumb line In the midst of My people Israel I will spare them no longer.

9 "The high places of Isaac will be desolated And the sanctuaries of Israel laid waste Then I will rise up against the house of Jeroboam with the sword."

Amos 6:8-14 - Yahweh Abhors Israel's Pride

Amos 7:7-9 - Third Vision: A Plumb Line

Amos 8:4-14 - Israel's Doom

Amos 9:7-10 - Announcement Of Judgment

Amos 12:18-14 - Warning Of Coming Judgment

Amos 7:7-9 - Third Vision: A Plumb Line

Obadiah 1:1-9 - Edom Will Be Humbled

Obadiah 12:10-14 - Reasons For Edom's Punishment