[pluhm-biz-uh m] /ˈplʌm bɪz əm/
chronic lead poisoning
plumbism plum·bism (plŭm’bĭz’əm)
Chronic lead poisoning.
[pluhm-ing] /ˈplʌm ɪŋ/ noun 1. the system of pipes and other apparatus for conveying water, liquid wastes, etc., as in a building. 2. the work or trade of a . 3. act of a person who , as in ascertaining depth. [pluhm] /plʌm/ noun 1. a small mass of lead or other heavy material, as […]
noun 1. (in sheet metal work) a soldered lap joint.
noun 1. a cord with a lead bob attached to one end, used to determine perpendicularity, the depth of water, etc. Compare (def 1). 2. . noun 1. a string with a metal weight at one end that, when suspended, points directly towards the earth’s centre of gravity and so is used to determine verticality, […]
[pluhm] /plʌm/ noun 1. a small mass of lead or other heavy material, as that suspended by a line and used to measure the depth of water or to ascertain a vertical line. Compare . adjective, Also, . 2. true according to a plumb line perpendicular. 3. Informal. downright or absolute. adverb, Also, . 4. […]