Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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  • Plunged — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • plunged — Glesga Glossary Stabbed …   English dialects glossary

  • plunged — plÊŒndÊ’ n. dive, instance of sinking (into water, etc.) v. dive; gamble, wager; waste, squander; be thrown …   English contemporary dictionary

  • List of road accidents — records serious road accidents: those which took a high death toll, occurred in unusual circumstances, or hold some other historical significance. For crashes in which famous people died, please refer to List of people who died in road accidents …   Wikipedia

  • Disasters — ▪ 2009 Introduction Aviation       January 23, Poland. A Spanish built CASA transport plane carrying members of the Polish air force home from a conference on flight safety in Warsaw crashes near the town of Miroslawiec; all 20 aboard are killed …   Universalium

  • plunge — [[t]plʌ̱nʤ[/t]] ♦♦♦ plunges, plunging, plunged 1) VERB If something or someone plunges in a particular direction, especially into water, they fall, rush, or throw themselves in that direction. [V prep/adv] At least 50 people died when a bus… …   English dictionary

  • Economic Affairs — ▪ 2006 Introduction In 2005 rising U.S. deficits, tight monetary policies, and higher oil prices triggered by hurricane damage in the Gulf of Mexico were moderating influences on the world economy and on U.S. stock markets, but some other… …   Universalium

  • List of rail accidents (1950–1999) — List of rail accidents from 1950 to 1999.For historic accidents before 1950, see List of pre 1950 rail accidents .For accidents from 2000 to the present, see List of rail accidents . notoc 1950s 1950* February 17 1950 ndash; Rockville Centre, New …   Wikipedia

  • plunge — 01. A young boy miraculously survived after [plunging] over Niagara Falls. 02. The car ran off the bridge, and [plunged] into the ocean. 03. German philosopher Goethe once said, [Plunge] boldly into the thick of life! 04. A young boy [plunged]… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • plunge — plunge1 [plʌndʒ] v [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: plongier, from Vulgar Latin plumbicare, from Latin plumbum lead ] 1.) [I,T always + adverb/preposition] to move, fall, or be thrown suddenly forwards or downwards plunge off/into etc ▪… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • plunge — plunge1 [ plʌndʒ ] verb ** 1. ) intransitive to fall quickly from a high position: It was still dark when the helicopter plunged 500 feet into the sea. His car had plunged off the mountain road in heavy rain. a ) transitive to make someone or… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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