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  • noun Plural form of plumbline.

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Examples

  • When the straightedge is in position, and the plumblines strike both the lines alike and at the same time, they show that the instrument stands level.

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  • These crosspieces have vertical lines drawn upon them, and there are plumblines hanging from the straightedge over each of the lines.

    The Ten Books on Architecture

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