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Found 3 items, similar to lowering.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: lowering perendahan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: lowering lowering adj : darkened by clouds; “a heavy sky” [syn: heavy, sullen, threatening] lowering n 1: the act of causing to become less 2: the act of causing something to move to a lower level [syn: letting down]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Lowering Lower \Low"er\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Lowered; p. pr. & vb. n. Lowering.] [From Low, a.] 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 flag. [1913 Webster] Lowered softly with a threefold cord of love Down to a silent grave. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 2. To reduce the height of; as, to lower a fence or wall; to lower a chimney or turret. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 5. To bring down; to humble; as, to lower one's pride. [1913 Webster] 6. To reduce in value, amount, etc.; as, to lower the price of goods, the rate of interest, etc. [1913 Webster] Lowering \Low"er*ing\, a. Dark and threatening; gloomy; sullen; as, lowering clouds or sky. [1913 Webster] Lower \Low"er\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Lowered; p. pr. & vb. n. Lowering.] [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. [1913 Webster] All the clouds that lowered upon our house. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To frown; to look sullen. [1913 Webster] But sullen discontent sat lowering on her face. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]


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