Found 3 items, similar to lower.
English → Indonesian
lebih rendah, membungkuk-bungkuk, merendahkan
English → English
adj 1: (usually preceded by `no') lower in esteem; “no less a
person than the king himself”
2: inferior in rank or status; “the junior faculty”
; “a lowly
; “petty officialdom”
; “a subordinate
3: the bottom one of two; “he chose the lower number”
4: of the underworld; “nether regions”
v 1: move something or somebody to a lower position; “take down
the vase from the shelf”
[syn: take down
, let down
, bring down
] [ant: raise
2: set lower; “lower a rating”
; “lower expectations”
3: cause to drop or sink; “The lack of rain had depressed the
water level in the reservoir”
4: make lower or quieter; “turn down the volume of a radio”
[syn: turn down
5: look angry or sullen, wrinkle one's forehead, as if to
signal disapproval [syn: frown
n : the lower of two berths [syn: lower berth
English → English
(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.
Compar. of Low
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Lowered
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [From Low
1. To let descend by its own weight, as something suspended;
to let down; as, to lower a bucket into a well; to lower a
sail or a boat; sometimes, to pull down; as, to lower a
Lowered softly with a threefold cord of love
Down to a silent grave. --Tennyson.
2. To reduce the height of; as, to lower a fence or wall; to
lower a chimney or turret.
3. To depress as to direction; as, to lower the aim of a gun;
to make less elevated as to object; as, to lower one's
ambition, aspirations, or hopes.
4. To reduce the degree, intensity, strength, etc., of; as,
to lower the temperature of anything; to lower one's
vitality; to lower distilled liquors.
5. To bring down; to humble; as, to lower one's pride.
6. To reduce in value, amount, etc.; as, to lower the price
of goods, the rate of interest, etc.
, v. i.
To fall; to sink; to grow less; to diminish; to decrease; as,
the river lowered as rapidly as it rose.
, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Lowered
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [OE. lowren, luren; cf. D. loeren, LG. luren. G.
lauern to lurk, to be on the watch, and E. leer, lurk.]
1. To be dark, gloomy, and threatening, as clouds; to be
covered with dark and threatening clouds, as the sky; to
show threatening signs of approach, as a tempest.
All the clouds that lowered upon our house. --Shak.
2. To frown; to look sullen.
But sullen discontent sat lowering on her face.
, n. [Obs.]
1. Cloudiness; gloominess.
2. A frowning; sullenness.
[1913 Webster] adj.
1. relating to small or noncapital letters which were kept in
the lower half of a compositor's type case. Also See