n. state of being plumb, perpendicularity, state of being vertical

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

Игры ⚽ Нужно сделать НИР?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • plumbness — See plumbable. * * * …   Universalium

  • plumbness — plumb·ness …   English syllables

  • plumbness — mnə̇s noun ( es) : the quality or state of being plumb or vertical …   Useful english dictionary

  • plumb — plumbable, adj. plumbless, adj. plumbness, n. /plum/, n. 1. a small mass of lead or other heavy material, as that suspended by a line and used to measure the depth of water or to ascertain a vertical line. Cf. plumb line. 2. out of or off plumb,… …   Universalium

  • aplomb — Synonyms and related words: assurance, balance, balanced personality, composure, confidence, constancy, constraint, control, cool, coolness, discipline, ease, easiness, equability, equanimity, equilibrium, erectness, fastness, firmness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • vertical — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Perpendicular to the earth s surface Nouns 1. vertical, perpendicular, upright; verticality, plumbness, aplomb, perpendicularity, orthogonality, elevation, erection; right angle, normal, azimuth circle;… …   English dictionary for students

  • perpendicularity — n. state of being vertical, plumbness pÉœrpÉ™ndɪkjÉ™ lærÉ™tɪ / pɜːpÉ™ndɪkjÊŠ l …   English contemporary dictionary

  • plumb — /plʌm / (say plum) noun 1. a small mass of lead or heavy material, used for various purposes. 2. the position of a plumbline when freely suspended; the perpendicular. –adjective Also, plum. 3. true according to a plumbline; perpendicular. 4.… …  

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”