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Synonyms for plumb

plumb the depths of something

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  • find
  • reach the nadir
  • reach the lowest possible level
  • reach rock bottom of

Synonyms for plumb

at right angles to the horizon or to level ground

Synonyms for plumb

the metal bob of a plumb line

measure the depth of something

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weight with lead

examine thoroughly and in great depth

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adjust with a plumb line so as to make vertical

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exactly vertical

exactly

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A couple years ago, I met Plumb, and to this day, he is appreciative of those who serve and bless the lives of others.
Anthony Rose, defending, claimed Plumb was vulnerable and made complaints to the police.
He added Plumb lost it after provocation from local young people.
Now, Plumb asks his audience, "Who's packing your parachute?" Everyone has someone who provides what they need to make it through the day.
However, after being sick for more than a week, Plumb was diagnosed with HUS and sent to Portland for treatment in December.
When Plumb returned home, she wasn't able to do much for a couple of weeks.
Viking scientists had suggested that superoxides trapped on the sample might have released the oxygen, but Plumb says "superoxides are not stable in the carbon dioxide atmosphere of Mars." Instead, his group cites a 1983 Soviet report, unrelated to Viking, that ultraviolet or X-ray radiation can break down metal nitrates into an oxidizing agent called peroxonitrite (the lander instruments could not detect nitrogen).
A third Viking biology instrument, designed to see whether labeled carbon dioxide might be metabolized by hypothetical Martian microorganisms, failed to show results that changed consistently with shifts in heat and humidity, Plumb says, noting another U.S.
John McCarthy, Plumb Centre sales manager said: ``Thanks are due to all our friends who contributed.''
The donation was collected at a get together organised for workers in the region by Plumb Centre staff at Rugby and Leamington.
Customers and staff at Warwick-shire plumbing merchants Plumb Center have raised a stunning Pounds 1,350 for charity.