low low  /ˈloʊ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation
  2. (n) British political cartoonist (born in New Zealand) who created the character Colonel Blimp (1891-1963)
  3. (n) a low level or position or degree
  4. (n) the lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle; used to start a car moving
  5. (v) make a low noise, characteristic of bovines
  6. (adj) less than normal in degree or intensity or amount
  7. (adj) literal meanings; being at or having a relatively small elevation or upward extension
  8. (adj) very low in volume
  9. (adj) unrefined in character
  10. (adj) used of sounds and voices; low in pitch or frequency
  11. (adj) of the most contemptible kind
  12. (adj) low or inferior in station or quality
  13. (adj) no longer sufficient
  14. (adj) subdued or brought low in condition or status
  15. (adj) filled with melancholy and despondency
  16. (adv) in a low position; near the ground

Usage(s):

  1. Low-Carb Diets: Heart Approved! A new study shows diets low in carbohydrates and high in proteins and fats are not associated with increased risk of coronary heart disease in women.
  2. Whether you go low carb, low fat, low this or low that, the only way to lose weight is to burn more calories than you consume.
  3. A decades-old solution to housing low income Americans may find itself depleted as landlords choose to opt out of it.

News

  1. Low-cost iPhone parts reportedly begin shipping

    A new report suggests that Apple’s rumored low-cost iPhone is nearing launch. According to a report from the China Times, several of Apple’s suppliers have begun shipping out parts for the low-cost smartphone. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing is said to be supplying Apple with 28-nanometer processors, while Largan Precision is reportedly handling the device’s 8-megapixel camera. Suppliers such ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: BGR News via Yahoo! News

  2. Low Offer 'Twilight Zone' Twist in 'Plastic Cup' Video

    Low marry grit and glamour in the video for "Plastic Cup," the dusky opening track from recent LP
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Spin

  3. Low Voter Turnout Leads to Bill

    Low voter turnout during the Democratic Primary has some thinking about scaling things back in the future.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WHSV Harrisonburg

Quotes

  1. "It is legally as low as they could go without acquitting him," University of California, Berkeley, law school professor Erin Murphy said.
    on Jul 9, 2010 By: Erin Murphy Source: The Associated Press

  2. "Flash is a successful business for Adobe, and we can understand why they want to push it beyond PCs. But the mobile era is about low power devices, touch interfaces and open web standards - all areas where Flash falls short," Jobs wrote....
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Steve Jobs Source: Huffington Post (blog)

  3. "These are not things I normally do," Woods said of the bad shots. "So I'm not going to be smiling, and I'm not going to be happy. I hit a low quack hook on 5. So I hadn't hit a good shot yet. I'm not going to be walking around there with a...
    on Apr 12, 2010 By: Tiger Wood Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

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