Sentence Examples


  • Adjust the length of the plumb-line until it and the body oscillate together in unison.
  • The most obvious method of realizing this direction is by the plumb-line.
  • 48) and hang near it a small plumb bob.
  • It consisted of a graduated circle inside which another could slide, carrying two small tubes diametrically opposite, the instrument being kept vertical by a plumb-line.
  • It differs from the astronomical latitude only in being corrected for local deviation of the plumb-line.