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bottom

1. Nautical touch bottom to run aground
2. Nautical the parts of a vessel's hull that are under water
3. (in literary or commercial contexts) a boat or ship
4. Billiards Snooker a strike in the centre of the cue ball
5. a dry valley or hollow
6. US and Canadian the low land bordering a river

bottom

[′bäd·əm]
(computer science)
The termination of a file.
(geology)
The bed of a body of running or still water.
(particle physics)
The new quantum number associated with the bottom quark. Also known as beauty.

Bottom

under spell, grows ass’s head. [Br. Lit.: A Midsummer Night’s Dream]

bottom

(theory)
The least defined element in a given domain.

Often used to represent a non-terminating computation.

(In LaTeX, bottom is written as \perp, sometimes with the domain as a subscript).
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Aside from fields of soybeans, corn and clover, I have a very large and thick stand of loblolly pines, a couple creek bottoms, marsh and hardwoods that border the creek bottoms and extend into the agricultural fields.
Aaron had placed a ground blind at the edge of a grassy slope between the standing corn and another fork in the wooded creek bottom.
An avid trapper, Jim knows this creek bottom like the back of his hand.
I easily found a tree that gave me an open shot across the entire creek bottom, but a couple of heavy branches behind me made it almost impossible to carve a decent shooting lane to the open pasture.
There might be 75 acres of timber, comprised of rolling hills, ravines, hardwood ridges and creek bottoms.
Carefully wading across at a shallow ford, I slipped quietly across the wide creek bottom and soon found myself at the mouth of a wide ravine.
My intention was to hunt a creek bottom stand just below the soybean field," Peak said.
We found a good looking creek bottom with timber, tracks and almost passable roads and decided to set up shop one midday.
The plan was to try and spot the buck moving from a pasture bedding position to a creek bottom.
That evening I hunted a creek bottom where a spring oozed from the gravel 20 yards from a ground blind, flowed another 20 yards down the streambed, and disappeared into the ground.