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lowest, superlative; lower, comparative;
  1. Of less than average height from top to bottom or to the top from the ground
    • - the school is a long, low building
    • - a low table
  2. Situated not far above the ground, the horizon, or sea level
    • - the sun was low in the sky
  3. Located at or near the bottom of something
    • - low back pain
    • - there were stunted trees low down on the ridge
  4. (of a pitched ball) Below a certain level, such as the batter's knees, as it comes across home plate, and thus outside the strike zone

  5. (of a river or lake) Below the usual water level; shallow

  6. (of latitude) Near the equator

  7. (of women's clothing) Cut so as to reveal the neck and the upper part of the breasts
    • - the low neckline of her blouse
    • - a low-cut black dress
  8. (of a vowel) Pronounced with the tongue held low in the mouth; open

  9. (of a sound or note) Deep
    • - his low, husky voice
  10. Below average in amount, extent, or intensity; small
    • - bringing up children on a low income
    • - shops with low levels of staff and service
    • - cook over low heat
  11. (of a substance or food) Containing smaller quantities than usual of a specified ingredient
    • - vegetables are low in calories
    • - low-fat spreads
  12. (of a supply) Small or reduced in quantity
    • - food and ammunition were running low
  13. Having a small or reduced quantity of a supply
    • - they were low on fuel
  14. (of a sound) Not loud
    • - they were told to keep the volume very low
  15. Ranking below other people or things in importance or class
    • - jobs with low status
    • - training will be given low priority
  16. (of art or culture) Considered to be inferior in quality and refinement
    • - the dual traditions of high and low art
  17. Less good than is expected or desired; inferior
    • - the standard of living is low
  18. Unscrupulous or dishonest
    • - practice a little low cunning
    • - low tricks
  19. (of an opinion) Unfavorable
    • - he had a low opinion of himself
  20. Depressed or lacking in energy
    • - I was feeling low
  1. (of a cow) Make a characteristic deep sound
    • - the lowing of cattle
  1. A sound made by cattle; a moo

  1. In or into a low position or state
    • - she pressed on, bent low to protect her face
  2. Quietly
    • - we were talking low so we wouldn't wake Dean
  3. At or to a low pitch
    • - the sopranos have to sing rather low

  1. an air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation; "a low moved in over night bringing sleet and snow"
  2. in a low position; near the ground; "the branches hung low"
  3. less than normal in degree or intensity or amount; "low prices"; "the reservoir is low"
  4. moo: make a low noise, characteristic of bovines
  5. British political cartoonist (born in New Zealand) who created the character Colonel Blimp (1891-1963)
  6. literal meanings; being at or having a relatively small elevation or upward extension; "low ceilings"; "low clouds"; "low hills"; "the sun is low"; "low furniture"; "a low bow"
  7. Low is a 1977 album by British musician David Bowie. Widely regarded as one of his most influential releases, Low was the first of the "Berlin Trilogy", a series of collaborations with Brian Eno (though the album was actually recorded mainly in France and only mixed in West Berlin). ...
  8. A low pressure area, or "low", is a region where the atmospheric pressure at sea level is below that of surrounding locations. Low pressure systems form under areas of wind divergence which occur in upper levels of the troposphere. ...
  9. Low is an American indie rock group from Duluth, Minnesota, formed in 1993. As of 2010, the group is composed of Alan Sparhawk (guitar and vocals) and Mimi Parker (drums and vocals), both founding members, and Steve Garrington (bass guitar).
  10. X&Y is the third studio album by English alternative rock band Coldplay, released 6 June 2005 in the United Kingdom via the record label Parlophone. The album, which features influences of electronic music, was produced by the band and British record producer Danton Supple. ...
  11. In computational complexity theory, a complexity class B is said to be low for a complexity class A if AB = A; that is, A with an oracle for B is equal to A. ...
  12. In computability theory, a Turing degree [X] is low if the Turing jump [X&prime] is 0′, which is the least possible degree in terms of Turing reducibility for the jump of a set. Since every set is computable from its jump, any low set is computable in 0′. ...
  13. Something that is low; A depressed mood or situation; An area of low pressure; a depression; The lowest-speed gearing of a power-transmission system, especially of an automotive vehicle; To moo; In a position comparatively close to the ground; Small in height; Depressed, sad; In an amount ...
  14. (Lows) CVD’s should come with extra shims, grease, and thread locking compound.
  15. (Lows) Severe lack of references, spotty coverage of process equipment.  In fairness, the author may have felt that references were unnecessary as readers looking for additional information may simply contact equipment manufacturers.
  16. A region of air with lower barometric pressure and counter-clockwise winds; usually associated with stormy weather.
  17. The lowest price of the day for a particular futures contract.
  18. area with lower atmospheric pressure than its surrounding areas; this makes air from surrounding areas to flow into the low, the end result of which is probably cloudiness and precipitation.
  19. Region of the atmosphere in which the pressures are lower then those of the surrounding regions at the same level.
  20. Used in meteorology to describe an area of low atmospheric pressure.
  21. The center of an area of low pressure, usually accompanied by cyclonic and inward wind flow. Also known as a cyclone.
  22. The lowest price a security reached in a certain period of time. Opposite of high.
  23. The lowest execution price of a trade that day, or on the last trading day.
  24. 1 kiloton to 10 kilotons.
  25. The tongue is close to the bottom of the mouth: English /a/, /ɑ/ .