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plummet

['plʌmɪt] брит. / амер.

  1. сущ.

      1. строительный отвес; гирька отвеса

      2. грузило, грузик (на удочке, рыболовной сети)

      3. мор. лот

      4. висячий маятник (в метрономе)

    1. мерило правды, праведности, морали

    2. уст. свинцовый карандаш

  2. гл.

    1. кидать, бросать, швырять вниз (с силой); сбивать (птицу, самолёт)

    2. = plummet down быстро и отвесно падать

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plummet

['plʌmɪt]

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резко падать

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It becomes clear after yesterday's collapse of the Russian Eurobonds, stock marked plummet by 11.5%, and continuation of decline today in the Russian markets amid oil prices increase.
Это видно из вчерашнего обвала российских евробондов, падения рынка акций на 11.5% и продолжения обвала российского рынка акций и сегодня при возобновлении роста цены на нефть.
© 2006 UFC Capital
© 2006 UFC Capital
The exchange has seen its market share for volume fall from 17% to 9% and its market share of value plummet from 22% to 3%.
Доля рынка Люксембургской биржи по количеству сделок снизилась с 17% до 9%, а по стоимости резко упала - с 22% до 3%.
© 2011 PwC
© 2011 PwC
Yet to approach at anything less than the speed which Demerest had just computed would be suicidal; the aircraft would stall, and plummet earthward out of control.
Однако подлетать на скорости ниже той, какую только что установил Димирест, было бы самоубийством: самолет может камнем упасть вниз.
Hailey, Arthur / AirportХейли, Артур / Аэропорт
Аэропорт
Хейли, Артур
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1978
Airport
Hailey, Arthur
© 1968, 2000 by Arthur Hailey, Ltd.
This powerful cause would have a drastic, distant effect: years later, just as these unborn children would have entered their criminal primes, the rate of crime began to plummet.
Спустя годы эти нерожденные дети не пополнили собой ряды уголовников и рост преступности остановился.
Levitt, Steven,Dubner, Stephen / Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of EverythingЛевитт, Стивен,Дабнер, Стивен / Фрикономика. Мнение экономиста-диссидента о неожиданных связях между событиями и явлениями
Фрикономика. Мнение экономиста-диссидента о неожиданных связях между событиями и явлениями
Левитт, Стивен,Дабнер, Стивен
© Издательский дом "Вильямс", 2007
© Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner, 2005
Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything
Levitt, Steven,Dubner, Stephen
© 2005, 2006, 2009 by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
He watched forty of the great beasts plummet in flames.
Сорок громадин на его глазах обратились в пламя.
DeChancie, John / Castle KidnappedДе Ченси, Джон / Замок похищенный
Замок похищенный
Де Ченси, Джон
Castle Kidnapped
DeChancie, John
© 1989 by John DeChancie
Unaccountable plummet.
Необъяснимо тяжело на душе.
Fielding, Helen / Bridget Jones: The Edge of ReasonФилдинг, Хелен / Бриджит Джонс: Грани разумного
Бриджит Джонс: Грани разумного
Филдинг, Хелен
© Helen Fielding, 1999
© Москвичева А.Н., перевод на русский язык, 2001
© «Торнтон и Сагден», издание на русском языке, 2002
Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason
Fielding, Helen
© Helen Fielding, 1999
His spirits plummeted sickeningly as Lorimer stepped forward, still radiating a wave of icy cold air after making his spells.
Дух скиплинга тотчас упал, а Лоример ступил вперед – от него все еще исходил ледяной воздух заклятий.
Boyer, Elizabeth / Elves And The OtterskinБойер, Элизабет / Ученик ведьмы
Ученик ведьмы
Бойер, Элизабет
Elves And The Otterskin
Boyer, Elizabeth
A lead weight plummeted into Jack's stomach when he found his apartment door unlocked.
Джеку показалось, что желудок превратился в свинцовый ком, когда он увидел приоткрытую дверь квартиры.
Wilson, Paul Francis / HostsВилсон, Пол Фрэнсис / Пожиратели сознания
Пожиратели сознания
Вилсон, Пол Фрэнсис
Hosts
Wilson, Paul Francis
© 2001 by F. Paul Wilson
The bat cartwheeled and plummeted to the ledge in a small folded parcel, striking with a puff of yellow smoke. The puff suddenly mushroomed and burst into brilliance.
Та перевернулась и кожистым свертком шмякнулась на уступ. Пыхнул желтый дым и вдруг, мгновенно разросшись в клубящийся гриб, полыхнул слепящим сиянием.
Boyer, Elizabeth / Elves And The OtterskinБойер, Элизабет / Ученик ведьмы
Ученик ведьмы
Бойер, Элизабет
Elves And The Otterskin
Boyer, Elizabeth
My mood plummeted.
Настроение упало еще ниже.
Mead, Richelle / Shadow KissМид, Райчел / Поцелуй тьмы
Поцелуй тьмы
Мид, Райчел
© Б. Жужунава, перевод на русский язык, 2010
© Издание на русском языке, ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2010
© 2008 Richelle Mead
Shadow Kiss
Mead, Richelle
© 2008 Richelle Mead
Meanwhile, the market unexpectedly demonstrated a 2% growth like the majority of European markets after oil prices plummeted.
Вместе с тем, рынок неожиданно показал 2%-ный рост, как и большинство европейских рынков после резкого снижения цены на нефть.
© 2006 UFC Capital
© 2006 UFC Capital
The broader UFC index lost 4%. All sectoral indices plummeted as well.
Более широкий индекс UFC потерял 4%, упали также все отраслевые индексы.
© 2006 UFC Capital
© 2006 UFC Capital
The worst equity on the market was that of Zaporizhia Aluminium (ZALK), whose share value plummeted 46.43% at a trading volume of a meager UAH 15 thnd.
Больше других упали (на 46.43%) акции Запорожского алюминиевого комбината (ZALK) при незначительных объемах торгов в 15 тыс. грн.
© 2006 UFC Capital
© 2006 UFC Capital
Maybe he was hallucinating this whole thing in one flash as he plummeted.
Тогда, наверное, все это ему померещилось за какие‑то секунды падения.
DeChancie, John / Castle KidnappedДе Ченси, Джон / Замок похищенный
Замок похищенный
Де Ченси, Джон
Castle Kidnapped
DeChancie, John
© 1989 by John DeChancie
The broad UFC index lost 3% and stopped on 130 points and the sectoral indices were unanimous in their plummeting.
Широкий индекс UFC потерял 3% и остановился на 130 пунктах, отраслевые индексы также дружно упали.
© 2006 UFC Capital
© 2006 UFC Capital

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'plʌmɪtNounстроительный отвес; гирька отвеса

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Collocations

optical plummet
оптический отвес
plummet convergence
конвергенция отвесов
plummet level
ватерпас
plummet level
уровень с отвесом
right by the plummet
выверенный по отвесу
plummet cord
шнур отвеса
plummet wire
штерт груза
sounding plummet
ручной лот
right by the plummet
вертикальный
plummeting of exchange rates
резкий скачок обменного курса

Word forms

plummet

noun
SingularPlural
Common caseplummetplummets
Possessive caseplummet'splummets'

plummet

verb
Basic forms
Pastplummeted
Imperativeplummet
Present Participle (Participle I)plummeting
Past Participle (Participle II)plummeted
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I plummetwe plummet
you plummetyou plummet
he/she/it plummetsthey plummet
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am plummetingwe are plummeting
you are plummetingyou are plummeting
he/she/it is plummetingthey are plummeting
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have plummetedwe have plummeted
you have plummetedyou have plummeted
he/she/it has plummetedthey have plummeted
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been plummetingwe have been plummeting
you have been plummetingyou have been plummeting
he/she/it has been plummetingthey have been plummeting
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I plummetedwe plummeted
you plummetedyou plummeted
he/she/it plummetedthey plummeted
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was plummetingwe were plummeting
you were plummetingyou were plummeting
he/she/it was plummetingthey were plummeting
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had plummetedwe had plummeted
you had plummetedyou had plummeted
he/she/it had plummetedthey had plummeted
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been plummetingwe had been plummeting
you had been plummetingyou had been plummeting
he/she/it had been plummetingthey had been plummeting
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will plummetwe shall/will plummet
you will plummetyou will plummet
he/she/it will plummetthey will plummet
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be plummetingwe shall/will be plummeting
you will be plummetingyou will be plummeting
he/she/it will be plummetingthey will be plummeting
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have plummetedwe shall/will have plummeted
you will have plummetedyou will have plummeted
he/she/it will have plummetedthey will have plummeted
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been plummetingwe shall/will have been plummeting
you will have been plummetingyou will have been plummeting
he/she/it will have been plummetingthey will have been plummeting
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would plummetwe should/would plummet
you would plummetyou would plummet
he/she/it would plummetthey would plummet
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be plummetingwe should/would be plummeting
you would be plummetingyou would be plummeting
he/she/it would be plummetingthey would be plummeting
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have plummetedwe should/would have plummeted
you would have plummetedyou would have plummeted
he/she/it would have plummetedthey would have plummeted
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been plummetingwe should/would have been plummeting
you would have been plummetingyou would have been plummeting
he/she/it would have been plummetingthey would have been plummeting
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am plummetedwe are plummeted
you are plummetedyou are plummeted
he/she/it is plummetedthey are plummeted
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being plummetedwe are being plummeted
you are being plummetedyou are being plummeted
he/she/it is being plummetedthey are being plummeted
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been plummetedwe have been plummeted
you have been plummetedyou have been plummeted
he/she/it has been plummetedthey have been plummeted
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was plummetedwe were plummeted
you were plummetedyou were plummeted
he/she/it was plummetedthey were plummeted
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being plummetedwe were being plummeted
you were being plummetedyou were being plummeted
he/she/it was being plummetedthey were being plummeted
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been plummetedwe had been plummeted
you had been plummetedyou had been plummeted
he/she/it had been plummetedthey had been plummeted
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be plummetedwe shall/will be plummeted
you will be plummetedyou will be plummeted
he/she/it will be plummetedthey will be plummeted
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been plummetedwe shall/will have been plummeted
you will have been plummetedyou will have been plummeted
he/she/it will have been plummetedthey will have been plummeted