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lower, comparative;
  1. Less high
    • - the lower levels of the building
    • - managers lower down the hierarchy
  2. (of an animal or plant) Showing relatively primitive or simple characteristics

  3. Denoting an older (and hence usually deeper) part of a stratigraphic division or archaeological deposit or the period in which it was formed or deposited
    • - Lower Cretaceous
    • - Lower Paleolithic
  4. (in names of grades in schools) Denoting the first of two conventionally numbered grades through which students pass in successive years
    • - he left school in the lower sixth
  5. Situated on less high land or to the south or toward the sea
    • - the sweatshops of the Lower East Side
  1. Look angry or sullen; frown
    • - the lofty statue lowers at patients in the infirmary
  2. (of the sky, weather, or landscape) Look dark and threatening
    • - a day of lowering clouds
  1. A scowl

  2. A dark and gloomy appearance of the sky, weather or landscape

  1. In or into a lower position
    • - the sun sank lower

  1. lower berth: the lower of two berths
  2. move something or somebody to a lower position; "take down the vase from the shelf"
  3. turn down: make lower or quieter; "turn down the volume of a radio"
  4. cause to drop or sink; "The lack of rain had depressed the water level in the reservoir"
  5. frown: look angry or sullen, wrinkle one's forehead, as if to signal disapproval
  6. (low) an air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation; "a low moved in over night bringing sleet and snow"
  7. Eldbjørg Løwer (born 1943) is a Norwegian politician representing Venstre.
  8. (Low (album)) 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) ...
  9. (Low (atmospheric)) 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. ...
  10. (Low (Coldplay song)) 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. (Low (complexity)) 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. (Low (computability)) 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. 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 of a boat; sometimes, to pull down; as, to lower a flag; To reduce the height of; as, to lower a fence or wall; to lower a chimney or turret; To depress as to direction; ...
  14. (low) 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 ...
  15. (low) Used in meteorology to describe an area of low atmospheric pressure.
  16. (Low) Your result for this test is lower than usually represented in 95% of the population. It DOES NOT necessarily imply you are at risk or have a health problem.
  17. (Low) The lowest price a security reached in a certain period of time. Opposite of high.
  18. (Low) The lowest execution price of a trade that day, or on the last trading day.
  19. (LOW) The center of an area of low pressure, usually accompanied by cyclonic and inward wind flow. Also known as a cyclone.
  20. (Low) Light or thin hit on the headpin ("low in the pocket"), as opposed to a high hit.
  21. (Low) This relates to the lowest price reached during the day or the time period in question.
  22. (Low) The lowest price of the day for a particular futures contract.
  23. (low) An issue’s lowest price of the day. When recorded over a length of time, the low prices form a time series, represented in formulas by the building block L.
  24. (LOW) Intelligence has identified an individual or group within Canada orabroad, which is assessed as having either the capability or the intentto perform an act of violence.