[pluhm-bif-er-uh s] /plʌmˈbɪf ər əs/
yielding or containing lead.
(of ores, rocks, etc) containing or yielding lead
[pluhm-biz-uh m] /ˈplʌm bɪz əm/ noun, Pathology. 1. (def 1b). /ˈplʌmˌbɪzəm/ noun 1. chronic lead poisoning plumbism plum·bism (plŭm’bĭz’əm) n. 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, […]