Noun(1) a brief swim in water(2) a steep and rapid fall
Verb(1) thrust or throw into(2) drop steeply(3) dash violently or with great speed or impetuosity(4) begin with vigor(5) cause to be immersed(6) fall abruptly(7) immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate(8) devote (oneself
(1) A company's stock price could plunge when earnings fall, but its bonds could remain hot if it has a strong enough revenue stream to service its debt.(2) It alleges they breached their duties and wants creditors to be compensated for the company's plunge in value before it finally collapsed in May last year.(3) The dollar, according to some reports, could plunge by as much as 40 per cent in value.(4) The Liberal Democrats warned that forcing people to save for their retirement could plunge many further into financial difficulty.(5) The Inferno, the biggest amateur race in the world, will see 1,800 daredevils plunge down the 15.8km course.(6) A sharp plunge in the dollar would dramatically reduce the value of these assets, reducing the wealth of foreign investors.(7) At 6 o'clock, roused by the rÔö£┬«veille, we scurry to the bath-room, take the prescribed cold plunge , and then dress.(8) The point is that falling prices are simply not the cause of a plunge in profits and increase in the burden of debt.(9) Using rubber gloves, put nettles in two litres of salted boiling water for a second to remove the sting then plunge them into iced water.(10) It has become apparent that some homes are considerably more vulnerable to flooding than others, and these are not just riverside properties - whose value is expected to plunge .(11) A hallmark of the newly christened recession has been a plunge in venture-capital spending.(12) It misstepped making its getaway and performed a spectacular cartwheeling plunge into the water between our canoes.(13) The news follows a major review by Glanbia of its operation following indications of a major plunge in sales from next month.(14) Take the tip of a large knife and quickly and firmly plunge the knife downwards through this cross.(15) His comments followed a plunge in first half profits from ├ö├®┬╝13.5 million to 7m before tax and exceptional items.(16) Another day of global volatility on the markets saw share values plunge , with the Irish stock market now down ├ö├®┬╝30 billion since January.