Ways of going.

plumb
(adv)
plum
Meaning

straight down

1st Sample Sentence

Suddenly we found ourselves at the edge of a rocky cliff which fell plumb to the sea a hundred feet below.

Root

plumbum (lead, lead ball) (Latin)

Mnemonics

When the leg is exactly in the vetical line (plumb), then the umpire examines closely to give lbw. On the lines of Mann007: a PLUMBER EXAMINES a pipe CRITICALLY to see if it is VERTICAL and so MEASURES DEPTH of the tank. plumb--plumber who tests the pipe to see whether it is exactly vertical or not.

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plumb
(v)
plum
Meaning

1. measure depth by sounding

1st Sample Sentence

1. We need to get someone to plumb the well and determine its depth.

2nd Meaning

2. measure; get a sense of the extent and quality of something

2nd Sample Sentence

2. As a serious and philosophical youth, I spent most of my time reading and thinking, trying to plumb the fundamental mysteries of existence.

Root

plumbum (lead, lead ball) (Latin)

Mnemonics

When the leg is exactly in the vetical line (plumb), then the umpire examines closely to give lbw. On the lines of Mann007: a PLUMBER EXAMINES a pipe CRITICALLY to see if it is VERTICAL and so MEASURES DEPTH of the tank. plumb--plumber who tests the pipe to see whether it is exactly vertical or not.

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