动词过去式:plummeted 过去分词:plummeted 现在分词:plummeting 第三人称单数:plummets
1 (weight attached to a) plumb-line 测深锤; 铅锤; 铅垂线.
2 weight attached to a fishing-line to keep the float upright （钓丝上的）铅坠, 坠子（用以使鱼漂竖起）.
v [I, Ipr, Ip] fall steeply or rapidly 大坡度或快速落下
*House prices have plummeted in this area. 此地房价大跌.
* Pieces of rock plummeted down the mountainside to the ground below. 岩石一块块顺着山的陡坡滚落到地面.
v alsoplummet down [I]
plummet 'metal weight on a plumb line'
(14-21 centuries), from Old French
plommet 'small ball of lead'
, from plomb; PLUMB1
to suddenly and quickly decrease in value or amount
= plungeplummet from sth to sth Profits plummeted from £49 million to £11 million. House prices have plummeted down.
to fall suddenly and quickly from a very high place
= plunge The plane plummeted towards the earth.