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plunged, past tense; plunged, past participle; plunges, 3rd person singular present; plunging, present participle;
  1. Jump or dive quickly and energetically
    • - our daughters whooped as they plunged into the sea
  2. Fall suddenly and uncontrollably
    • - a car swerved to avoid a bus and plunged into a ravine
  3. Embark impetuously on a speech or course of action
    • - overconfident researchers who plunge ahead
  4. Suffer a rapid decrease in value
    • - their fourth-quarter operating profit plunged 25%
  5. (of a ship) Pitch
    • - the ship plunged through the 20-foot seas
  6. Push or thrust quickly
    • - he plunged his hands into his pockets
  7. Put (something) in liquid so as to immerse it completely
    • - cover the cucumbers with boiling water and then plunge them into iced water
  8. Suddenly bring into a specified condition or state
    • - for a moment the scene was illuminated, then it was plunged back into darkness
  9. Sink (a plant or a pot containing a plant) in the ground

  1. An act of jumping or diving into water
    • - we went straight from the sauna to take a cold plunge
  2. A swift and drastic fall in value or amount
    • - the bank declared a 76% plunge in its profits

  1. dip: a brief swim in water
  2. immerse: thrust or throw into; "Immerse yourself in hot water"
  3. a steep and rapid fall
  4. dive: drop steeply; "the stock market plunged"
  5. dash violently or with great speed or impetuosity; "She plunged at it eagerly"
  6. begin with vigor; "He launched into a long diatribe"; "She plunged into a dangerous adventure"
  7. Plungė (Samogitian: Plongė) is a city in Lithuania with 23,246 inhabitants. It has a crab stick factory which exports to many countries in Europe.
  8. A "dive" (or "plunge") is a type of play in American Football in which the ball carrier (usually a fullback or a halfback) attempts to rush through one of the gaps immediately to the left or right of center, denoted as gaps 1 and 2 respectively. ...
  9. Cinder Road is a rock band from Lutherville, MD. Formerly known as Plunge, the band changed their name to Cinder Road. The band took their name from the street where they grew up. ...
  10. The Richmond Municipal Natatorium, affectionately known as The Plunge, is a historic swim center in the Point Richmond neighborhood of Richmond, California. It was closed in August 2001 for seismic retrofitting and reopened in August 2010 , NBC Bay Area.
  11. the act of plunging or submerging; a dive, leap, rush, or pitch into (into water); the act of pitching or throwing one's self headlong or violently forward, like an unruly horse; heavy and reckless betting in horse racing; hazardous speculation; an immersion in difficulty, embarrassment, or ...
  12. (plunging) An occurrence in which something or someone plunges
  13. (PLUNGING) The placing of a pot up to its rim outdoors in soil, peat or ashes.
  14. (PLUNGING) Application of metal coating by immersion of the ware.
  15. (Plunging) A dramatic neckline that drops to the middle of the chest or lower.
  16. (Plunging) Where a roisterer is deliberately lured into buff social surroundings, in the hope that the ruse will result in the ruffling of many a dowdy feather.
  17. (Plunging) or dumping: these break suddenly and can "dump" swimmers—pushing them to the bottom with great force. These are the preferred waves for experienced surfers. Strong offshore winds and long wave periods can cause dumpers. ...
  18. (plunging) fall suddenly and uncontrollably.
  19. Plunging is a very quick form of soup-cooking on the principle that the more surface is heated the less time it takes. Thus, you cut meat, fish, or poultry to flying-thin slices, dip them in a mixture of soy sauce, wine, and corn flour, then plunge them into boiling clear soup or water. ...
  20. The inclination of a fold axis or other linear feature, measured in the vertical plane.
  21. step An aggressive step pattern for descending on hard or steep angle snow.
  22. enfoncer (dagger, teeth, hands) ( in dans).
  23. The vertical angle between a horizontal plane and the line of maximum elongation of an orebody
  24. the angle made by a linear feature, such as an axis of a fold, with the horizontal plane.
  25. The attitude of a line in a plane which is used to define the orientation of fold hinges, mineralised zones and other structures.