Associations to the word «Inferior»

Wiktionary

INFERIOR, adjective. Of lower quality
INFERIOR, adjective. Of lower rank
INFERIOR, adjective. Located below
INFERIOR, adjective. (typography) Printed in subscript.
INFERIOR, adjective. (botany) Situated below some other organ; said of a calyx when free from the ovary, and therefore below it, or of an ovary with an adherent and therefore inferior calyx.
INFERIOR, adjective. (botany) On the side of a flower which is next to the bract; anterior.
INFERIOR, adjective. (astronomy) Nearer to the Sun than the Earth is.
INFERIOR, adjective. (astronomy) Below the horizon.
INFERIOR, noun. A person of lower stature to another
INFERIOR COLLICULI, noun. Plural of inferior colliculus
INFERIOR COLLICULUS, noun. The nucleus just caudal to the superior colliculus, which is involved in the relay of auditory information
INFERIOR COLLICULUS, noun. Projects to the medial geniculate nucleus
INFERIOR COURT, noun. Any court whose decisions can be appealed to a higher one.
INFERIOR GOOD, noun. (economics) a good that decreases in demand when consumer income rises; having a negative income elasticity of demand.
INFERIOR NASAL CONCHA, noun. (anatomy) The largest of the three nasal concha located within the nasal cavity.
INFERIOR OBLIQUE, noun. A muscle in the orbit of the eye.
INFERIOR PLANET, noun. A planet that orbits the Sun within the orbit of the Earth, and thus does not show retrograde motion when viewed from Earth
INFERIOR RECTUS, noun. A muscle in the orbit of the eye.
INFERIOR VENA CAVA, noun. (anatomy) The large vein which returns blood from the lower extremities, and the pelvic and abdominal organs, to the right atrium of the heart.
INFERIOR VENA CAVAS, noun. Plural of inferior vena cava

Dictionary definition

INFERIOR, noun. One of lesser rank or station or quality.
INFERIOR, noun. A character or symbol set or printed or written beneath or slightly below and to the side of another character.
INFERIOR, adjective. Of or characteristic of low rank or importance.
INFERIOR, adjective. Of low or inferior quality.
INFERIOR, adjective. Written or printed below and to one side of another character.
INFERIOR, adjective. Having an orbit between the sun and the Earth's orbit; "Mercury and Venus are inferior planets".
INFERIOR, adjective. Lower than a given reference point; "inferior alveolar artery".
INFERIOR, adjective. Falling short of some prescribed norm; "substandard housing".

Wise words

A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery