Sentence Examples with the word plummet

While she despised the man, her feelings still lacked a motive to sever his rope in cold blood and watch him plummet down to the rocks and churning river below.

I think we will see commodity prices plummet in the coming years.

The depths of the most noted pits have easily been ascertained by line and plummet and the height of several large domes has been found by the use of small balloons.

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When making a determination of declination a brass plummet having the same weight as the magnet is first suspended in its place, and the torsion of the fibre is taken out.

The apparatus is so designed that when the plummet is suspended in air, the index of the beam is at the zero of the scale; if this be not so, then it is adjusted by a levelling screw.

He had been with her since the world began its plummet into chaos, and she hoped he remained at the other end of the network until the world righted itself.

Even though this allowed cotton prices to plummet and demand for cotton to increase, some of those fifty people got laid off, no doubt shaking their fists at the infernal gin as they stormed off the property.