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(v) to measure the depth of. (n) the weight tied to one end of a string. That string is called a plumb line and is used either to measure the depth of water or by masons to determine if a wall is exactly vertical or not. Origin: L plumbum, lead There is a Punjabi epigram: dil darya samundron doonghe, kaun dilaan diyaan jaane? It says that hearts are deeper than rivers and oceans; it is impossible to plumb to the depths of somebody's heart.