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The next step up is a more comprehensive compact kitchen that is fully plumbed in. The Sun (2016)Sterling is within a whisker of a value it last plumbed during the depths of the 2008 financial crisis. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Two new bathrooms were plumbed in and an arch that divided the sitting room was demolished. Times, Sunday Times (2006)One of their plumb lines is that they send their best people. Christianity Today (2000)You have plumbed depths rarely encountered in our court. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It was a performance that plumbed the depths. The Sun (2014)His disrespect for human dignity has plumbed new depths. The Sun (2014)But they have yet to plumb its full depths. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Will breathing all that country air mean their brains have enough oxygen to be able to plumb the depths of trivia? The Sun (2015)United have plumbed previously unknown lows. The Sun (2014)Wall panels complete with doors and windows and fully plumbed bathroom pods can be made in a factory and delivered to site. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It was properly plumbed, with pipes down to the sea. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The Apprentice continues to plumb new depths of horror. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Australia yesterday recalled its ambassador to Jakarta as relations between the two countries plumbed a new low. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Key purchasing managers' surveys of industry and services this week are also tipped to plumb record lows. Times, Sunday Times (2008)A player who would reach the heights one week could also plumb the depths the next. Times, Sunday Times (2009)JUST when Derby fans feel their team has reached rock bottom they plumb new depths. The Sun (2008)ENGLAND have plumbed new depths after they were stripped of their top-10 world ranking. The Sun (2013)The Hatters finished plumb last. The Sun (2008)Gilts continued to sag under pressure from the impending deal over a Greek bailout and plumbed an 11-day low. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Equally, no plumb line can fathom the depths of my misery at sitting through this overlong, mediocre serial. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Then the virus erupted, people's suffering plumbed new depths and football was lost amid domestic disaster and global hysteria. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'plumb'
British English: plumb VERB
If you plumb something mysterious or difficult to understand, you succeed in understanding it.
She never abandoned her attempts to plumb my innermost emotions.
Definition of plumb from the Collins English Dictionary
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