Associations to the word «Low»


LOW, adjective. In a position comparatively close to the ground.
LOW, adjective. Small in height.
LOW, adjective. Situated below the normal level, or the mean elevation.
LOW, adjective. Depressed, sad.
LOW, adjective. Not high in amount or quantity.
LOW, adjective. Of a pitch, suggesting a lower frequency.
LOW, adjective. Quiet; soft; not loud.
LOW, adjective. Despicable; lacking dignity; vulgar.
LOW, adjective. Lacking health or vitality; feeble; weak.
LOW, adjective. Being near the equator.
LOW, adjective. Humble in character or status.
LOW, adjective. Simple in complexity or development.
LOW, adjective. Designed for the slowest speed, as in low gear.
LOW, adjective. Articulated with a wide space between the flat tongue and the palette.
LOW, adjective. (phonetics) Made, as a vowel, with a low position of part of the tongue in relation to the palate.
LOW, adjective. (archaic) Not rich, highly seasoned, or nourishing; plain; simple.
LOW, noun. Something that is low; a low point.
LOW, noun. A depressed mood or situation.
LOW, noun. (meteorology) An area of low pressure; a depression.
LOW, noun. The lowest-speed gearing of a power-transmission system, especially of an automotive vehicle.
LOW, noun. (card games) The lowest trump, usually the deuce; the lowest trump dealt or drawn.
LOW, noun. (slang) (usually accompanied by "the") a cheap, cost-efficient, or advantageous payment or expense.
LOW, adverb. Close to the ground.
LOW, adverb. Of a pitch, at a lower frequency.
LOW, adverb. With a low voice or sound; not loudly; gently.
LOW, adverb. Under the usual price; at a moderate price; cheaply.
LOW, adverb. In a low mean condition; humbly; meanly.
LOW, adverb. In a time approaching our own.
LOW, adverb. (astronomy) In a path near the equator, so that the declination is small, or near the horizon, so that the altitude is small; said of the heavenly bodies with reference to the diurnal revolution.
LOW, verb. (obsolete) (transitive) To depress; to lower.
LOW, verb. Obsolete simple past tense of laugh.
LOW, verb. (intransitive) To moo.
LOW, noun. (countable) (UK) (Scotland) (dialect) A flame; fire; blaze.
LOW, verb. (UK) (Scotland) (dialect) To burn; to blaze.
LOW, noun. (archaic or obsolete) Barrow, mound, tumulus.
LOW, noun. (Scottish dialectal) (archaic) A hill.
LOW AND BEHOLD, interjection. Misspelling of lo and behold.
LOW BACK MERGER, noun. (phonology) Another name for the cot-caught merger.
LOW BLOW, noun. (boxing) An unfair or illegal blow that lands below the opponent’s waist; a groin attack.
LOW BLOW, noun. (by extension) A rhetorical attack that is considered unfair or unscrupulous.
LOW BLOWS, noun. Plural of low blow
LOW BONO, adjective. (legal) (US, of legal work) at a discounted rate, especially to under-represented communities
LOW BREATHING, noun. Alternative term for diaphragmatic breathing
LOW BRIDGE, noun. Usually any bridge over a roadway under which vehicles above a certain height cannot pass, as well as high loads.
LOW BRIDGES, noun. Plural of low bridge
LOW C, noun. (music) the C note exactly two octaves below middle C
LOW CHURCH, noun. A worship style that is modern, liberal and unstructured, while eschewing authority.
LOW COST CARRIER, noun. (travel) an airline selling very cheap tickets but which does not provide (or charges for) typical services like meals or the carriage of baggage.
LOW COUNTRIES, proper noun. The countries on low-lying land around the delta of the Rhine, Scheldt, and Meuse (Maas) rivers.
LOW DECILE, noun. A low socio-economic standing (used particularly in schooling to describe students).
LOW EARTH ORBIT, noun. A satellite orbit around the Earth within the altitude range of 200 - 2000 km, in which a satellite can communicate with Earth with a small time lag and energy consumption. Abbreviation: LEO.
LOW FANTASIES, noun. Plural of low fantasy
LOW FANTASY, adjective. (psychology) Having a poor fantasy life; such as not having imaginary companions nor playing pretend games.
LOW FANTASY, noun. (uncountable) A subgenre of fantasy fiction set in the primary or real world as opposed to a secondary or fantasy world.
LOW FANTASY, noun. (uncountable) A subgenre of fantasy fiction that focuses on more grounded and realistic fantasy with more focus on the daily lives and practical goals of the characters.
LOW FANTASY, noun. (countable) A work in this subgenre.
LOW FIVE, noun. A gesture of celebration or victory in which two people slap their hands together at waist level
LOW FIVE, verb. To do the low five gesture to someone.
LOW FOWLER'S, noun. (medicine) A physical position that a patient is placed raising the head by 15-30 degrees.
LOW FRANCONIAN, noun. A group of continental West Germanic languages and dialects; spoken chiefly in the Netherlands, Flanders, and the Lower Rhine area of Germany
LOW GEAR, noun. The lowest gearing available from a gearbox, typically in a motor vehicle or cycle.
LOW GEAR, noun. One of the lower gearings available from a gearbox, typically in a motor vehicle or cycle.
LOW GEARS, noun. Plural of low gear
LOW GERMAN, proper noun. A West Germanic language spoken in Low (i.e. Northern) Germany and north-eastern parts of the Netherlands, and formerly also in large parts of eastern and north-eastern Europe, which developed out of Middle Low German from Old Saxon; often treated as a dialect group of German (or Dutch) for convenience, but widely recognized as a separate language.
LOW GERMAN, proper noun. (linguistics) Any of a number of West Germanic languages, primarily spoken in northern Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium, that did not undergo the High German consonant shift; the group thereof.
LOW GERMAN, proper noun. (nonstandard) Any German dialect that is not the official standard, although they are usually only referred to as "Platt".
LOW GERMANY, proper noun. (dated) Northern Germany, the low-lying land of the German people in Central Europe around the North and Baltic seas.
LOW GRADE, adjective. Alternative spelling of low-grade
LOW HANGERS, noun. (plurale tantum) A large pair of testicles and scrotum.
LOW HANGING FRUIT, noun. Alternative spelling of low-hanging fruit
LOW HANGING FRUITS, noun. Plural of low hanging fruit
LOW HUNDREDS, noun. An unspecified number between 100 and 200 that is rather closer to 100 than 200, as opposed to mid hundreds and high hundreds.
LOW ISLAND, noun. (geology) An island of coral origin.
LOW KEY, noun. A restrained or subdued situation
LOW KEY, noun. A dark area of a photograph with little contrast
LOW LATIN, proper noun. Vulgar Latin
LOW LATIN, proper noun. Late Latin or Medieval Latin
LOW LINE, noun. (fencing) The target area below the opponent's midriff.
LOW LOADER, noun. A lowboy semi-trailer
LOW LOADERS, noun. Plural of low loader
LOW MILLING, noun. A process of making flour from grain by a single grinding and by siftings.
LOW ON THE TOTEM POLE, adjective. (idiomatic) Least important.
LOW PROFILE, noun. An intentionally furtive position as to not arouse suspicion or catch attention
LOW PROFILE, adjective. Misspelling of low-profile.
LOW PROFILES, noun. Plural of low profile
LOW PRUSSIAN, proper noun. A dialect of East Low German that developed in Prussia (East Prussia, West Prussia and Danzig), influenced to some extent by Dutch and Old Prussian, and to a small extent by Polish, Latvian, Lithuanian and Russian, which is now spoken in Germany and which gave rise Plautdietsch.
LOW ROAD, noun. (idiomatic) A course of action which is undignified, wrongful, or otherwise unseemly.
LOW SAXON, proper noun. A group of related dialects of Low German, spoken in northern Germany and parts of the Netherlands, formerly also in Denmark.
LOW SEASON, noun. In the tourist industry, the period of lowest demand. In a sun and sand resort this means the coldest and wettest months, whereas in a ski resort, this means the warmest months.
LOW SEASONS, noun. Plural of low season
LOW SIDE, noun. (racing) A type of motorcycle crash when both tires lose traction and the motorcycle falls onto its side and slides across the tarmac. The rider typically falls off at ground level after the machine has fallen over and begun to slide. Thus low siding.
LOW SIDE WINDOW, noun. (architecture) A peculiar form of window common in mediaeval 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 building.
LOW STEEL, noun. Steel which contains only a small proportion of carbon, and cannot be hardened greatly by sudden cooling.
LOW SUNDAY, proper noun. (ecclesiastical) the Sunday following Easter
LOW TEMPERATURE FLEXIBILITY, noun. The ability of a membrane or other material to resist cracking when flexed after it has been cooled to a low temperature.
LOW TIDE, noun. The tide at its lowest level for a particular tidal cycle at a certain place.
LOW TIDE, noun. The time of day when the sea has receded to its lowest level.
LOW TIDES, noun. Plural of low tide
LOW WATER, noun. The location of low tide on a coastal area.
LOW WATER, noun. The lowest stage of a river.
LOW WATERS, noun. Plural of low water
LOW WINE, noun. (often in the plural) A liquor containing about 20 percent alcohol, produced by the first distillation of wash; the first run of the still.

Dictionary definition

LOW, noun. An air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation; "a low moved in over night bringing sleet and snow".
LOW, noun. British political cartoonist (born in New Zealand) who created the character Colonel Blimp (1891-1963).
LOW, noun. A low level or position or degree; "the stock market fell to a new low".
LOW, noun. The lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle; used to start a car moving.
LOW, verb. Make a low noise, characteristic of bovines.
LOW, adverb. In a low position; near the ground; "the branches hung low".
LOW, adjective. Less than normal in degree or intensity or amount; "low prices"; "the reservoir is low".
LOW, adjective. 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".
LOW, adjective. Very low in volume; "a low murmur"; "the low-toned murmur of the surf".
LOW, adjective. Unrefined in character; "low comedy".
LOW, adjective. Used of sounds and voices; low in pitch or frequency.
LOW, adjective. Of the most contemptible kind; "abject cowardice"; "a low stunt to pull"; "a low-down sneak"; "his miserable treatment of his family"; "You miserable skunk!"; "a scummy rabble"; "a scurvy trick".
LOW, adjective. Low or inferior in station or quality; "a humble cottage"; "a lowly parish priest"; "a modest man of the people"; "small beginnings".
LOW, adjective. No longer sufficient; "supplies are low"; "our funds are depleted".
LOW, adjective. Subdued or brought low in condition or status; "brought low"; "a broken man"; "his broken spirit".
LOW, adjective. Filled with melancholy and despondency ; "gloomy at the thought of what he had to face"; "gloomy predictions"; "a gloomy silence"; "took a grim view of the economy"; "the darkening mood"; "lonely and blue in a strange city"; "depressed by the loss of his job"; "a dispirited and resigned expression on her face"; "downcast after his defeat"; "feeling discouraged and downhearted".

Wise words

A kind word warms a man throughout three winters.
Turkish Proverb