unplumbed
adjective Date: 1623 1. not tested with a plumb line 2. a. not measured with a plumb b. not thoroughly explored

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  • unplumbed — [un plumd′] adj. 1. not sounded, measured, or explored with or as with a plumb 2. not fully plumbed, or understood …   English World dictionary

  • unplumbed — adjective the unplumbed depths of something that is not known about because it has never been examined or explored: the unplumbed depths of the ocean …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • unplumbed — adjective Not measured for depth, as if with a plumb. The unplumbed depths of the sea will remain a mystery to land bound humans …   Wiktionary

  • unplumbed — /un plumd /, adj. 1. not plumbed; not tested or measured with a plumb line. 2. not understood or explored in depth, as an idea, theory, feeling, or experience. [1615 25; UN 1 + PLUMB + ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • unplumbed — Synonyms and related words: able, all comprehensive, all inclusive, boundless, countless, endless, enigmatic, eternal, exhaustless, extending everywhere, illimitable, illimited, immeasurable, immense, incalculable, incognizable, incomprehensible …   Moby Thesaurus

  • unplumbed — adj. of unknown depth; not fully understood …   English contemporary dictionary

  • unplumbed — adjective 1》 not provided with plumbing. 2》 not fully explored or understood. Derivatives unplumbable adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • unplumbed — un·plumbed …   English syllables

  • unplumbed — un•plumbed [[t]ʌnˈplʌmd[/t]] adj. 1) not plumbed; not measured with a plumb line 2) not understood or explored in depth • Etymology: 1615–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • unplumbed — /ʌnˈplʌmd/ (say un plumd) adjective 1. not plumbed; unfathomed; of unknown depth. 2. not investigated in depth …   Australian English dictionary

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