Experiment, frequently repeated, shows a slight deviation to the East, of the plumb-line that marks the vertical.
Will and the Professor were by the ice shaft, watching the plumb-line.
Computations of the attraction of the mountains on the plumb-line are also being considered.
In the game way the stem and stern were measured with a plumb-line.
I was a mature man of twenty-eight at the time, mustached, and stood six feet to a plumb-line.
The most obvious method of realizing this direction is by the plumb-line.
If it was not the star, but the earth and the plumb-line, which were in motion, then other stars ought to be affected.
Dæd´alus is also mentioned as the inventor of the axe, plumb-line and augur.
The escarpment, rising about sixty feet above the level of the sea, seemed cut down by the aid of a plumb-line.
The next was that the apparent movement was in the plumb-line, the line of reference.