Translation of plummet in Spanish:


caer en picada, v.

Pronunciation /ˈpləmət/ /ˈplʌmɪt/

See Spanish definition of plomada

intransitive verb

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    (bird/aircraft) caer en picada
    (bird/aircraft) caer en picado Spain
    (prices/income) caer en picada
    (prices/income) caer en picado Spain
    (prices/income) desplomarse
    (prices/income) irse a pique
    plummeting attendance forced many theaters to close el brusco descenso de público obligó a cerrar a muchos teatros
    • If he fell, he would plummet 60 feet straight down onto the jumble of boulders strewn at the base.
    • Without warning, he dropped straight down, plummeting toward the ground far below.
    • Requiring nerves of steel, speed sky diving involves plummeting from a plane at more than 300 mph.
    • Either side, water plummets over the dizzying drop in great cascading sheets, crashing down on the rocks far below.
    • The construction fell apart as it plummeted down to the dark ground far below.
    • A car careered off a cliff-top road in North Yorkshire, plummeting 100 feet and seriously injuring its York driver.
    • A Morecambe teenager was airlifted to hospital after plummeting 30 feet onto rocks from a cliff.
    • He said the woman had clipped the near-side kerb and left the road, plummeting at least 200 feet down the ravine.
    • The falls emerge from a cave, shoot over a cliff, and plummet 110 feet before disappearing into another chasm.
    • The water plunges through a gap in the rock more than 100 feet up, plummeting into a round pool surrounded by a sand beach.
    • When he was halfway through, his foot slipped and he plummeted into the river.
    • Kate fiddled with her seatbelt for a minute, trying to work out exactly how the thin piece of blue material was supposed to save her life if the plane began to plummet twenty-five thousand feet towards the ground.
    • The bus winds around hair-pin corners on the cliffs overlooking the sea with such break-neck speed that I thought for sure the bus would eventually plummet off the side of the cliff and into the sea!
    • A window cleaner plummeted to his death after falling from a block of flats.
    • Starting to gain speed at the end of the hill, she plummeted into a giant stack of rolled up hay.
    • I'm standing on the edge of a 375-foot bridge, ready to plummet toward the water with nothing but a cord keeping me from impact.
    • Your acts may get you killed, in fact the entire aircraft may plummet to the earth, killing everyone on board.
    • The sale was abruptly halted, the value of the painting plummeted and the they decided to sue.
    • She said she knew of people whose property values had plummeted, and others who had been deterred from moving to the area as a result of the threat.
    • She said the value of houses has plummeted so low landlords are able to buy property at rock bottom cost and then rent them out for profit.
    • After seeing the value of their savings plummet in recent months, policyholders will finally get a chance to raise their concerns at the annual general meeting - and there are likely to be many.
    • Some Wall Street firms warn the currency's value may plummet quickly.
    • After an early spike in share prices, they went on a downward slide that saw them plummet to half their value in the space of two years.
    • Continuing uncertainty about the area's future meant land values had plummeted.
    • I don't see the point of spending in the region of £15,000 on a brand new car that'll plummet in value by as much as a third in its first year.
    • Shareholders saw their holdings plummet in value soon after the launch.
    • Other residents expressed fears that the village's character would be ruined and house values would plummet.
    • They say their sales have plummeted in the last few days as they struggle to restore their reputations.
    • The value of the group has plummeted from more than £1bn to just under £100m today.
    • But they warned that temperatures were set to plummet, with snow falling on higher ground.
    • Day-time temperatures are frequently in the low twenties centigrade but, once night falls, they plummet to minus ten or even below that in a matter of minutes.
    • The hurricanes could trigger an economic downturn, as consumer confidence plummets and spending falls across the country.
    • The quantity of money circulating in the local economy would suddenly plummet, killing off what remains of local economic life and services.
    • Industrial production continued to plummet in September, the twelfth straight month of decline, according to a report issued earlier this week by the Federal Reserve.
    • And they plummeted to relegation on the back of five straight defeats at the end of the season, failing to hit the net in any of the last three.
    • In fact circulation plummeted, and when he learned that 80,000 readers had fallen away he knew the game was up.


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    plomada feminine
    • With a heavy plummet, I plumb the depth and set the float so that about half the float's length is protruding above the surface.
    • All we are going to do is put a plummet on and lower it in, tight to the margins, turn sideways to drop it right in at the edge of the vegetation.
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    (in angling)
    plomada feminine