Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • An obsolete form of plumb.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I just wrote a blog about "Nähsteine", plombes in Dutch from the french word plomb wich means lead You can see some pictures of German and Dutch ones on my weblog and when you have questions, unfortunately for you, my texts are in Dutch, but you can always ask for some explanations.

    Acquiring a product line

  • The sign on the back of the old truck says "(ride) in complete security ... with Michelin tires". sans plomb (sahn plom) noun

    French Word-A-Day:

  • References: sans plomb (m) = unleaded; l'essence (f) = petrol, gasoline

    French Word-A-Day:

  • Opening the little door that leads to the gas tank, I pause to re-read the sticker notice which cautions me to use fuel sans plomb.

    French Word-A-Day:

  • Plum or plomb, it is a difficult one to work into normal discourse.

    Why Alan Shearer could find plum job as a behavioural geneticist

  • Warner Bros has acquired the big screen rights to Headshot (Du plomb dans la tête which roughly translates to “Lead in the Head”), a three-book French graphic novel series by Alexis Nolent (aka Matz).

    Warner Bros Acquires French Comic Book Series Headshot | /Film

  • The sign on the back of the old truck says "(ride) in complete security ... with Michelin tires". sans plomb (sahn plom) noun

    sans plomb - French Word-A-Day

  • References: sans plomb (m) = unleaded; l'essence (f) = petrol, gasoline

    sans plomb - French Word-A-Day

  • The sign on the back of the old truck says "(ride) in complete security ... with Michelin tires". sans plomb (sahn plom) noun

    French Word-A-Day:

  • Opening the little door that leads to the gas tank, I pause to re-read the sticker notice which cautions me to use fuel sans plomb.

    sans plomb - French Word-A-Day

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  • An old medical term meaning the filling of a cavity, or an antibacillary substance used to fill bone cavities subsequent to operations for tuberculosis or ostiomyelitis.

    December 28, 2010

  • indeed, "plomba" is the SBC word for filling now

    December 28, 2010

  • I had a Serbian dentist once. He did his job with aplomb.

    December 30, 2010