from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A usually conical metal weight attached to the end of a plumb line. Also called plummet.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A metal weight attached to the end of a plumb line.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See Bob, 4.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A conoid-shaped metal bob or weight attached to the end of a plumb-line. See also cut under plumb-rule.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the metal bob of a plumb line
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