plummet


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drop

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to undergo a sharp, rapid descent in value or price

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the metal bob of a plumb line

drop sharply

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The closed construction of the plummets is the basic measurement set (a few plummets mutually connected) and control set (a single plummet mounted on the whole length).
Roscosmos predicts that only between 20 and 30 fragments of the Phobos probe with a total weight of up to 200 kilograms (440 pounds) will survive the re-entry and plummet to Earth.
He avoided the narrowed, confident eyes of Plummet, who had taken the first clarinetist's chair without consulting the seating plan posted on the bulletin board.
Plummet promptly sued for spousal support and to overturn the prenuptial agreement in order to gain access to what would have amounted to millions of McMillan's earned income.
San Diego, which eschewed broken-windows theories, saw its violent crime rate plummet as rapidly as New York's in the same time period.
124), this fish is just one of many species to plummet disastrously from overfishing.
This pointed reminder of the dollar's increasing debility caused the Dow to plummet 174 points.
Top Thrill Dragster, the tallest and fastest roller coaster in the world, opens in May for Cedar Point's 2003 season Reaching 120 mph in four seconds flat isn't all this baby can do Hold on for dear life as you rocket straight up to the top twist and plummet down the vertical drop in a free fall and then spiral before crossing the finish line.
Reluctance in making new financial commitments caused leasing to plummet, budget-conscious companies returning surplus space to the market forced negative absorption and higher availability, and rental rates declined as owners competed with sublets to attract the few tenants.
For the fourth quarter of 2001--the first full quarter since the terrorist attacks--Hill predicts that earnings will continue to plummet, with a 22% decline.
For the weight concentration, a pipette sample is taken and oven-dried and for suspension density either a hydrometer or a plummet balance calibrated for a given particle density ([[Rho].
Plummet insists that he has no affiliation with TV preacher Pat Robertson.
This show presented a brilliant and varied array of works by 33 artists: Hawkin Bolden's striking, if repetitive, figures assembled from found objects; the sophisticated and mildly tragic figuration of Benny Andrews' oil paintings; the Pier Mondrian-like abstract quilts of Plummet Pettway; the post-Abstract Expressionist welded sculptures of Melvin Edwards; the conceptual hanging fabrics of Faith Ring-gold; the appealing neo-Abstract paintings of John L.
EXPERTS are expecting a flood of bankruptcy applications in the New Year as the cost of going broke is to plummet.