Found 3 items, similar to low.
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adj 1: less than normal in degree or intensity or amount; “low
; “the reservoire is low”
2: literal meanings; being at or having a relatively small
elevation or upward extension; “low ceilings”
; “low hills”
; “the sun is low”
; “low furniture”
“a low bow”
3: very low in volume; “a low murmur”
; “the low-toned murmur of
4: unrefined in character; “low comedy”
5: used of sounds and voices; low in pitch or frequency [syn: low-pitched
6: of the most contemptible kind; “abject cowardice”
; “a low
stunt to pull”
; “a low-down sneak”
; “his miserable
treatment of his family”
; “You miserable skunk!”
; “a scurvy trick”
7: low or inferior in station or quality; “a humble cottage”
“a lowly parish priest”
; “a modest man of the people”
8: no longer sufficient; “supplies are low”
; “our funds are
9: subdued or brought low in condition or status; “brought
; “a broken man”
; “his broken spirit”
10: low in spirits; “lonely and blue in a strange city”
“depressed by the loss of his job”
; “a dispirited and
resigned expression on her face”
; “downcast after his
; “feeling discouraged and downhearted”
down in the mouth
11: being the gear producing the lowest drive speed; “use first
gear on steep hills”
n 1: an air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation;
“a low moved in over night bringing sleet and snow”
[syn: low pressure
2: British political cartoonist (born in New Zealand) who
created the character Colonel Blimp (1891-1963) [syn: David Low
, Sir David Low
, Sir David Alexander Cecil Low
3: a low level or position or degree; “the stock market fell to
a new low”
4: the lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor
vehicle; used to start a car moving [syn: first gear
adv : in a low position; near the ground; “the branches hung low”
v : make a low noise, characteristic of bovines [syn: moo
English → English
strong imp. of Laugh
(l[=o]), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Lowed
(l[=o]d); p. pr.
& vb. n. Lowing
.] [OE. lowen, AS. hl[=o]wan; akin to D.
loeijen, OHG. hl[=o]jan, hluojan.]
To make the calling sound of cows and other bovine animals;
The lowing herd wind slowly o'er the lea. --Gray.
The calling sound ordinarily made by cows and other bovine
Talking voices and the law of herds. --Wordsworth.
, n. [AS. hl[=a]w; akin to Goth. hlaiw a grave, hlains
a hill, and to E. lean to incline.]
A hill; a mound; a grave. [Obs. except in place names.]
(l[=o]; Scot. lou), n. [Icel. log, logi; akin to E.
Fire; a flame; a light. [Scot. & Prov. Eng.]
, v. i.
To burn; to blaze. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] --Burns.
(l[=o]), a. [Compar. Lower
.] [OE. low, louh, lah, Icel. l[=a]gr; akin to Sw.
l[*a]g, Dan. lav, D. laag, and E. lie. See Lie
1. Occupying an inferior position or place; not high or
elevated; depressed in comparison with something else; as,
low ground; a low flight.
2. Not rising to the usual height; as, a man of low stature;
a low fence.
3. Near the horizon; as, the sun is low at four o'clock in
winter, and six in summer.
4. Sunk to the farthest ebb of the tide; as, low tide.
5. Beneath the usual or remunerative rate or amount, or the
ordinary value; moderate; cheap; as, the low price of
corn; low wages.
6. Not loud; as, a low voice; a low sound.
7. (Mus.) Depressed in the scale of sounds; grave; as, a low
pitch; a low note.
8. (Phon.) Made, as a vowel, with a low position of part of
the tongue in relation to the palate; as, [a^] ([a^]m),
[add] ([add]ll). See Guide to Pronunciation, [sect][sect]
5, 10, 11.
9. Near, or not very distant from, the equator; as, in the
low northern latitudes.
10. Numerically small; as, a low number.
11. Wanting strength or animation; depressed; dejected; as,
low spirits; low in spirits.
12. Depressed in condition; humble in rank; as, men of low
condition; the lower classes.
Why but to keep ye low and ignorant ? --Milton.
13. Mean; vulgar; base; dishonorable; as, a person of low
mind; a low trick or stratagem.
14. Not elevated or sublime; not exalted in thought or
diction; as, a low comparison.
In comparison of these divine writers, the noblest
wits of the heathen world are low and dull.
15. Submissive; humble. “Low reverence.”
16. Deficient in vital energy; feeble; weak; as, a low pulse;
made low by sickness.
17. Moderate; not intense; not inflammatory; as, low heat; a
low temperature; a low fever.
18. Smaller than is reasonable or probable; as, a low
19. Not rich, high seasoned, or nourishing; plain; simple;
as, a low diet.
Note: Low is often used in the formation of compounds which
require no special explanation; as, low-arched,
low-browed, low-crowned, low-heeled, low-lying,
low-priced, low-roofed, low-toned, low-voiced, and the
. See High Church
, under High
, the Netherlands.
, Low Latin
, etc. See under German
, humble life.
, a process of making flour from grain by a
single grinding and by siftings.
. See Bas-relief
Low side window
(Arch.), a peculiar form of window common
in medi[ae]val churches, and of uncertain use. Windows of
this sort are narrow, near the ground, and out of the line
of the windows, and in many different situations in the
, steam having a low pressure.
, steel which contains only a small proportion of
carbon, and can not be hardened greatly by sudden cooling.
, the Sunday next after Easter; -- popularly so
, the farthest ebb of the tide; the tide at its
lowest point; low water.
(a) The lowest point of the ebb tide; a low stage of the
in a river, lake, etc.
(b) (Steam Boiler) The condition of an insufficient
quantity of water in the boiler.
Low water alarm
or Low water indicator
(Steam Boiler), a
contrivance of various forms attached to a boiler for
giving warning when the water is low.
Low water mark
, that part of the shore to which the waters
recede when the tide is the lowest. --Bouvier.
, a liquor containing about 20 percent of alcohol,
produced by the first distillation of wash; the first run
of the still; -- often in the plural.
, v. t.
To depress; to lower. [Obs.] --Swift.
, n. (Card Playing)
The lowest trump, usually the deuce; the lowest trump dealt
1. In a low position or manner; not aloft; not on high; near
2. Under the usual price; at a moderate price; cheaply; as,
he sold his wheat low.
3. In a low or mean condition; humbly; meanly.
4. In time approaching our own.
In that part of the world which was first inhabited,
even as low down as Abraham's time, they wandered
with their flocks and herds. --Locke.
5. With a low voice or sound; not loudly; gently; as, to
speak low. --Addison.
The . . . odorous wind
Breathes low between the sunset and the moon.
6. With a low musical pitch or tone.
Can sing both high and low. --Shak.
7. In subjection, poverty, or disgrace; as, to be brought low
by oppression, by want, or by vice. --Spenser.
8. (Astron.) In a path near the equator, so that the
declination is small, or near the horizon, so that the
altitude is small; -- said of the heavenly bodies with
reference to the diurnal revolution; as, the moon runs
low, that is, is comparatively near the horizon when on or
near the meridian.