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lower

1. Maths (of a limit or bound) less than or equal to one or more numbers or variables
2. Geology denoting the early part or division of a period, system, formation, etc.
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When researchers tracked more than 34,000 women for 18 years, those who ate at least four servings of beans a week had a 33 percent lower risk of colon adenomas than those who ate beans no more than once a week.
Since 2002, the State and City have gained the commitment of 79 large firms to retain and create over 76,000 jobs in Lower Manhattan and nearly 16,000 elsewhere in New York City.
When we looked to see how much higher and lower enrollments were, we found mirror images of change.
Since footprint pressure is closely related to hydroplaning resistance, lower aspect ratio tire hydroplaning resistance is not as high as that of high aspect ratio tires.
Lower the walker's center of gravity even more: Bend the tip of each pipe cleaner into a U-shape.
Rotate the upper element clockwise onto the lower element until the two elements are firmly attached.
The economy market producers are continually looking for ways to lower the cost of their products.
2 million for a 193-unit project in Toronto, Medallion Property Incorporated for lower income senior citizens, families with children, and single persons.
Councilmen Gus Gomez, Dave Weaver and Rafi Manoukian agreed with Quintero, indicating they would favor a change allowing the city's public service agencies to lower their flags when a police officer, firefighter or other city employee dies in the line of duty.
The lower cost per gigabyte and higher capacity per drive makes these systems attractive for storage of infrequently accessed files.
Certain red flags--like stiffness on only one side--can tip physical therapists to trouble in a dancer's lower back, Leslie says.
The soleus, posterior tibialis and flexor hallucis longus have direct attachments to the major bone of the lower leg, the tibia (this is your shinbone).