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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Plumb, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Plumbed p. pr. & vb. n. Plumbing ]
 1. To adjust by a plumb line; to cause to be perpendicular; as, to plumb a building or a wall.
 2. To sound with a plumb or plummet, as the depth of water; hence, to examine by test; to ascertain the depth, quality, dimension, etc.; to sound; to fathom; to test.
    He did not attempt to plumb his intellect.   --Ld. Lytton.
 3. To seal with lead; as, to plumb a drainpipe.
 4. To supply, as a building, with a system of plumbing.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : (of water depth) measured by a line and plumb [syn: sounded]