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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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It is a magnificent venue with a totally natural acoustic; a neglected organ looms loweringly at one end, opposite which the steeply-raked gallery begins its impressive sweep right and left.
and every time the tetering ship loweringly pitched down her bowsprit, he turned to eye the bright sun's rays produced ahead; and when she profoundly settled by the stern, he turned behind, and saw the sun's rearward place, and how the same yellow rays were blending with his undeviating wake