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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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that it comes to lie at the right height, so that the bottommost part may putrefy all the sooner, which does not occur so readily when it lies scattered here and there; which is why the haybale, which the livestock drags about in the yard, or otherwise crumbles up, ought to be repeatedly shoveled together and thrown upon the manure pile, especially during rainy weather or when the farmhands have nothing else to do: for the thinly scattered hay will only slowly turn to decomposed manure, because it is mostly dry and consequently lacking in the requisite dampness.
If, for example, the primary policy had a deductible, then the defendant would be responsible for both the bottommost and topmost liability slices in the tower, which it could negotiate to settle separately or as a package.
As expected, the two bottommost positions, which indicate the greatest unlikeness, are occupied by JOI (five times) and JAY (once).
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The Flexicon system incorporates a dispenser which holds up to 15 pallets and a powered roller conveyor that removes the bottommost pallet and positions it directly beneath the cantilevered fill head of the bulk bag filler.
For example, in lists of agents from multiple states, they invariably appear at the very end, in the positions of lowest rank, indicating that they occupied the bottommost rungs of the interstate hierarchy.
Majority of Indian forests are inhabited by tribal communities, bottommost on the deprivation table, and most industrial workers are among lowest income generators (NSS survey 2009-10).