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plumb

US [plʌm]
UK [plʌm]
  • n.垂直;铅锤
  • v.探索;钻研;探究
  • adv.恰恰;正好;完全;彻底
  • adj.垂直的;公正的;完全的
  • Web测锤;垂直器;测深锤
Simple Present:plumbs  Present Participle:plumbing  Past Tense:plumbed  
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v.
1.
~ sth
探索;钻研;探究to try to understand or succeed in understanding sth mysterious
She spent her life plumbing the mysteries of the human psyche.
她毕生探索人类心灵的奥秘。
IDM
His latest novel plumbs the depths of horror and violence.
他最新的小说充斥着极端恐怖和暴力。
The team's poor performances plumbed new depths last night when they lost 10-2.
昨晚这个队的糟糕表现达到了新低纪录,以 2:10 输掉了。
plumb the depths of sth
陷入(痛苦等的)深渊;深入…深处to be or to experience an extreme example of sth unpleasant
His latest novel plumbs the depths of horror and violence.
他最新的小说充斥着极端恐怖和暴力。
The team's poor performances plumbed new depths last night when they lost 10-2.
昨晚这个队的糟糕表现达到了新低纪录,以 2:10 输掉了。
adv.
1.
恰恰;正好exactly
He was standing plumb in the middle of the road.
他站在路正中间。
2.
(informal)
完全;彻底completely
He's plumb crazy.
他彻底疯了。

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