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Definition of Plummet


  1. A piece of lead attached to a line, used in sounding the depth of water.
  2. A plumb bob or a plumb line. See under Plumb, n.
  3. Hence, any weight.
  4. A piece of lead formerly used by school children to rule paper for writing.

Plummet Translations

plummet in German is Lot, Senkbleie, Senkblei
plummet in Latin is cado