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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A usually conical metal weight attached to the end of a plumb line.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A conoid-shaped metal bob or weight attached to the end of a plumb-line. See also cut under plumb-rule.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A metal weight attached to the end of a plumb line.

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  • noun the metal bob of a plumb line

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  • I love the plumb bob! I'm so glad you added it to the tool shed!

    May 11, 2008