low level


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low level

[′lō ‚lev·əl]
(electronics)
The less positive of the two logic levels or states in a digital logic system.
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At a low level we came upon a number of lighted chambers in which we saw many Mahars engaged in various occupations.
This goal lay at a low level in a spheroidal cavity about the size of a large barrel.
A man, any man, will go considerably out of his way to pick up a silver dollar; but here are golden words, which the wisest men of antiquity have uttered, and whose worth the wise of every succeeding age have assured us of; -- and yet we learn to read only as far as Easy Reading, the primers and class-books, and when we leave school, the "Little Reading," and story-books, which are for boys and beginners; and our reading, our conversation and thinking, are all on a very low level, worthy only of pygmies and manikins.
I held firmly to the first article of my faith that the Republic must stand fast by the principle of a fair ballot; but I recalled the wretched mess that Reconstruction had made of it; I recalled the low level of public life in all the "black" States.
There was the red sun, on the low level of the shore, in a purple haze, fast deepening into black; and there was the solitary flat marsh; and far away there were the rising grounds, between which and us there seemed to be no life, save here and there in the foreground a melancholy gull.
The various interests and conditions of life within the ranks of the proletariat are more and more equalised, in proportion as machinery obliterates all distinctions of labour, and nearly everywhere reduces wages to the same low level. The growing competition among the bourgeois, and the resulting commercial crises, make the wages of the workers ever more fluctuating.
He was driving slowly at a low level over a broad land lit golden by sunrise under a clear sky.
Viewed from the low level on which th ese villas stand, the sea, in certain conditions of the atmosphere, appears to be higher than the land: coasting-vessels gliding by assume gigantic proportions, and look alarmingly near the windows.
The stillness was broken by Van Helsing's voice speaking in a low level tone which would not break the current of her thoughts.
That would be to fall to the same low level. After all, even in prison, a man can be quite free.
Meanwhile they galloped along without difficulty over the low levels and gentle declivities that lead down to the Senegal.
As of early Monday morning, Angat's water elevation wasat 162.39 meters above sea level (MASL), just two meters above the reservoir's critical low level of 160 MASL.