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sinker

1. a weight attached to a fishing line, net, etc., to cause it to sink in water
2. a person who sinks shafts, etc.

sinker

[′siŋ·kər]
(mining engineering)
A person who sinks mine shafts and puts in framing.
A special movable pump used in shaft sinking.
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I watch my electronics for specific targets and get down to them fast with a 1/2- to 3/4-ounce sinker.
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