English-German translation for "plumb"

"plumb" German translation

plumb
[plʌm]noun | Substantiv s

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  • Bleiklumpenmasculine | Maskulinum m, -kugelfeminine | Femininum f, -gewichtneuter | Neutrum n
    plumb lead weight
    plumb lead weight
  • (Blei)Lotneuter | Neutrum n
    plumb engineering | TechnikTECH plumb line
    Senkbleineuter | Neutrum n
    plumb engineering | TechnikTECH plumb line
    plumb engineering | TechnikTECH plumb line
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  • out of plumb, off plumb
    aus dem Lot, nicht (mehr) senkrecht
    out of plumb, off plumb
  • (Echo)Lotneuter | Neutrum n
    plumb nautical | Nautik/SchifffahrtSCHIFF
    plumb nautical | Nautik/SchifffahrtSCHIFF
plumb
[plʌm]adjective | Adjektiv adj

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  • lot-, senkrecht
    plumb vertical
    plumb vertical
  • richtig(gehend), glatt, rein
    plumb sheer, pure American English | amerikanisches EnglischUS familiar, informal | umgangssprachlichumg
    plumb sheer, pure American English | amerikanisches EnglischUS familiar, informal | umgangssprachlichumg
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plumb
[plʌm]adverb | Adverb adv

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  • lot-, senkrecht
    plumb vertically
    plumb vertically
  • genau, gerade(swegs)
    plumb rare | seltenselten (exactly) figurative(ly) | figurativ, in übertragenem Sinnfig
    plumb rare | seltenselten (exactly) figurative(ly) | figurativ, in übertragenem Sinnfig
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  • komplett
    plumb completely American English | amerikanisches EnglischUS familiar, informal | umgangssprachlichumg
    total
    plumb completely American English | amerikanisches EnglischUS familiar, informal | umgangssprachlichumg
    plumb completely American English | amerikanisches EnglischUS familiar, informal | umgangssprachlichumg
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plumb
[plʌm]transitive verb | transitives Verb v/t

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  • erleben
    plumb depths of despair
    plumb depths of despair
  • lotrecht machen
    plumb rare | seltenselten (make vertical)
    plumb rare | seltenselten (make vertical)
  • (ab-, aus)loten, sondieren
    plumb nautical | Nautik/SchifffahrtSCHIFF depth of sea
    plumb nautical | Nautik/SchifffahrtSCHIFF depth of sea
  • sondieren, erforschen
    plumb sound out, research figurative(ly) | figurativ, in übertragenem Sinnfig
    plumb sound out, research figurative(ly) | figurativ, in übertragenem Sinnfig
  • plombieren, mit einer Plombe versehen
    plumb rare | seltenselten (equip with lead seal)
    plumb rare | seltenselten (equip with lead seal)
  • (mit Blei) verlöten, verbleien
    plumb engineering | TechnikTECH solder with lead
    plumb engineering | TechnikTECH solder with lead
  • mit Wasser-or | oder od Gasleitung versehen
    plumb engineering | TechnikTECH house: with water or gas
    plumb engineering | TechnikTECH house: with water or gas
plumb
[plʌm]intransitive verb | intransitives Verb v/i familiar, informal | umgangssprachlichumg

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Ich machte meine Lehre bei einem Schreiner und lernte über senkrecht, rechtwinklich und waagrecht.
I apprenticed with a carpenter and learned about plumb, square and level.
Source: TED
Danke. Das hat eine Art Balance, da geht es um die Senkrechte.
Thanks. That has a certain kind of balance to it, which is all about plumb.
Source: TED
Wenn das eintritt, dann haben wir Sternschnuppenstunden für Europas Versorgungssicherheit.
When that stage is reached, the security of Europe's food supply will plumb new depths.
Source: Europarl
Die Gräueltaten erhalten eine neue Dimension, wenn sie sich vorsätzlich gegen Kinder richten.
When they deliberately target children, they plumb new depths of atrocity.
Source: Europarl
Basiert auf Senkwaage, Rechteck und Zentrierung.
Predicated on plumb level, square and centered.
Source: TED
Die Rohstoffpreise loten neue Tiefen aus.
Commodity prices are plumbing new depths.
Source: News-Commentary
In dieser Sitzungswoche treibt das Europäische Parlament die Heuchelei auf die Spitze.
During this part-session, the European Parliament has plumbed the depths of hypocrisy.
Source: Europarl
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