plummeting


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plum·met

 (plŭm′ĭt)
n.
1. See plumb bob.
2. Something that weighs down or oppresses; a burden.
intr.v. plum·met·ed, plum·met·ing, plum·mets
1. To fall straight down; plunge.
2. To decline suddenly and steeply: Stock prices plummeted.

[Middle English plomet, from Old French, ball of lead, diminutive of plom, plomb, sounding lead, from Latin plumbum.]
Translations

plummeting

[ˈplʌmɪtɪŋ] ADJ [prices, profits, sales] → que cae(n) en picado or (LAm) en picada; [popularity] → que se va a pique; [temperatures] → que baja(n) drásticamente

plummeting

adj prices, profits, salesfallend; popularity alsoschwindend; temperatures alsoabnehmend
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