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1. Biology not advanced in evolution
2. of relatively small price or monetary value
3. Music relating to or characterized by a relatively low pitch
4. (of latitudes) situated not far north or south of the equator
5. (of a gear) providing a relatively low forward speed for a given engine speed
6. of or relating to the Low Church
7. Meteorology an area of relatively low atmospheric pressure, esp a depression
8. Electronics the voltage level in a logic circuit corresponding to logical zero

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Sir David. 1891--1963, British political cartoonist, born in New Zealand: created Colonel Blimp
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A region of relatively low pressure depicted by more or less circular and concentric isobars surrounding the center where the pressure is the lowest. The size of the low circulation may be as few as tens of yards (meters) as in a tornado, or it may be a few hundred miles (kilometers) as in a cyclone. A low is the first stage of a developing weather system. With deepening of the system, it becomes a depression, and, with further growth, it can form into a cyclone. In a low, the associated winds are up to 17 knots; in a depression, the speeds are from 17 to 27 knots; and, in a deep depression, they are up to 33 knots.
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Ambiguous Adjective Verb alertness 72 7 6 0 0 alert 34 116 9 0 33 coolness 82 30 21 0 0 cool 39 0 13 44 8 coolth 1 0 0 0 0 darkness 667 2,434 30 0 0 dark 268 1,689 44 1,905 1 dryness 100 16 7 0 0 dry 0 0 0 2 0 faintness 19 0 0 0 0 faint 7 3 1 20 1 hotness 11 1 4 0 0 hot 0 17 1 0 22 lowness 3 1 0 0 0 low 35 123 18 179 0 savageness 1 0 0 0 0 savage 0 242 0 64 0 savagery 82 56 9 3 0 warmness 2 0 1 0 0 warm 0 1 0 2 0 Table 6: Computation of C value for -ness vs.
Exploring the importance of excess female mortality and discrimination in "Natality" in explaining the "Lowness" of the sex ratio in India.
Although "one reason often offered for the poor state of India's education system is that the teachers are not paid enough and hence they lack the motivation to teach properly"; according to the current accounts, teachers in India get paid five to six times the amount of money that an average Indian makes leading Dreze and Sen to conclude that "whatever may the source of the problem of low teaching efficiency, the blame cannot be placed on any alleged lowness of salary of school teachers."
In addition, values of skewness and lowness are revised in order to examine the appropriateness of normal distribution of variables which will be subjected to the factor analyses.
The lowness of pubic tubercle is associated with narrow origin of internal oblique muscle from lateral inguinal ligament.
This lowness among our plants may be related to a poverty of our plant in polyphenols and probably to favorable biotic conditions our plants grew in which did not stimulate the biosynthesis of these molecules.
The plots of the scaled Schoenfeld residuals and the lowness smooth curves shown in Figures 3(a)-3(d) support the assumption of proportional hazards for each of the four covariates.
He gives the word's etymology in the word humus, of the earth, which suggests not merely a lowness but a groundedness.
(1734c: 587) It is as if the perceived lowness of popular song frees Fielding from constraint, and he no longer strives for elevation but relaxes into a colloquial and far livelier style.
To identify the best model, models were examined for the lowness of their AIC value and tested using a likelihood ratio test that compares difference in deviances of nested models against a chi-squared distribution.
Asked how he was managing to keep himself psyched-up to keep running this 940-mile epic, Lorraine said: "Fortunately any sort of lowness doesn't last long and we are all here to cheer him on and there's good luck messages on Twitter which are nice.