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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Plunge (0.01246 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Plunge.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: plunge cebur, gelebur, loncatan, menceburkan, mencempung
English → English (WordNet) Definition: plunge plunge n 1: a brief swim in water [syn: dip] 2: a steep and rapid fall plunge v 1: thrust or throw into; “Immerse yourself in hot water” [syn: immerse] 2: drop steeply; “the stock market plunged” [syn: dive, plunk] 3: dash violently or with great speed or impetuosity; “She plunged at it eagerly” 4: begin with vigor; “He launched into a long diatribe”; “She plunged into a dangerous adventure” [syn: launch] 5: cause to be immersed; “The professor plunged his students into the study of the Italian text” [syn: immerse] 6: fall abruptly; “It plunged to the bottom of the well” [syn: dump] 7: immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate; “dip the garment into the cleaning solution”; “dip the brush into the paint” [syn: dunk, dip, souse, douse] 8: engross (oneself) fully; “He immersed himself into his studies” [syn: steep, immerse, engulf, engross, absorb, soak up]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Plunge Plunge \Plunge\, v. i. 1. To thrust or cast one's self into water or other fluid; to submerge one's self; to dive, or to rush in; as, he plunged into the river. Also used figuratively; as, to plunge into debt. [1913 Webster] Forced to plunge naked in the raging sea. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] To plunge into guilt of a murther. --Tillotson. [1913 Webster] 2. To pitch or throw one's self headlong or violently forward, as a horse does. [1913 Webster] Some wild colt, which . . . flings and plunges. --Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster] 3. To bet heavily and with seeming recklessness on a race, or other contest; in an extended sense, to risk large sums in hazardous speculations. [Cant] [1913 Webster] Plunging fire (Gun.), firing directed upon an enemy from an elevated position. [1913 Webster] Plunge \Plunge\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Plunged; p. pr. & vb. n. Plunging.] [OE. ploungen, OF. plongier, F. plonger, fr. (assumed) LL. plumbicare, fr. L. plumbum lead. See Plumb.] 1. To thrust into water, or into any substance that is penetrable; to immerse; to cause to penetrate or enter quickly and forcibly; to thrust; as, to plunge the body into water; to plunge a dagger into the breast. Also used figuratively; as, to plunge a nation into war. “To plunge the boy in pleasing sleep.” --Dryden. [1913 Webster] Bound and plunged him into a cell. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] We shall be plunged into perpetual errors. --I. Watts. [1913 Webster] 2. To baptize by immersion. [1913 Webster] 3. To entangle; to embarrass; to overcome. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Plunged and graveled with three lines of Seneca. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] Plunge \Plunge\, n. 1. The act of thrusting into or submerging; a dive, leap, rush, or pitch into, or as into, water; as, to take the water with a plunge. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, a desperate hazard or act; a state of being submerged or overwhelmed with difficulties. [R.] [1913 Webster] She was brought to that plunge, to conceal her husband's murder or accuse her son. --Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster] And with thou not reach out a friendly arm, To raise me from amidst this plunge of sorrows? --Addison. [1913 Webster] 3. The act of pitching or throwing one's self headlong or violently forward, like an unruly horse. [1913 Webster] 4. Heavy and reckless betting in horse racing; hazardous speculation. [Cant] [1913 Webster] Plunge bath, an immersion by plunging; also, a large bath in which the bather can wholly immerse himself. Plunge battery, or plunging battery (Elec.), a voltaic battery so arranged that the plates can be plunged into, or withdrawn from, the exciting liquid at pleasure. [1913 Webster]

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