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American English: /ˈpləmət/
British English: /ˈplʌmɪt/

Translation of plummet in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • (bird/aircraft)
    caer en picada
    caer en picado (Spain)
    caer en picada
    caer en picado (Spain)
    irse a pique
    plummeting attendance forced many theaters to close
    el brusco descenso de público obligó a cerrar a muchos teatros
    Example sentences
    • If he fell, he would plummet 60 feet straight down onto the jumble of boulders strewn at the base.
    • Without warning, he dropped straight down, plummeting toward the ground far below.
    • Requiring nerves of steel, speed sky diving involves plummeting from a plane at more than 300 mph.
    Example sentences
    • The sale was abruptly halted, the value of the painting plummeted and the they decided to sue.
    • She said she knew of people whose property values had plummeted, and others who had been deterred from moving to the area as a result of the threat.
    • She said the value of houses has plummeted so low landlords are able to buy property at rock bottom cost and then rent them out for profit.


  • 1 (Building)
    Example sentences
    • With a heavy plummet, I plumb the depth and set the float so that about half the float's length is protruding above the surface.
    • All we are going to do is put a plummet on and lower it in, tight to the margins, turn sideways to drop it right in at the edge of the vegetation.
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