Lowing

Definitions

  • the Second Cataract at Low Nile
    the Second Cataract at Low Nile
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Lowing The calling sound made by cows and other bovine animals.
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Bench made with Pinned Mortise-and-Tenon Joints, Low Back Bench made with Pinned Mortise-and-Tenon Joints, Low Back
A-listenin' to the low, sobbin' music A-listenin' to the low, sobbin' music
DRIVER AND BRASSY. STANCE FOR A LOW BALL AGAINST THE WIND DRIVER AND BRASSY. STANCE FOR A LOW BALL AGAINST THE WIND
A LOW BALL (AGAINST WIND) WITH THE CLEEK. STANCE A LOW BALL (AGAINST WIND) WITH THE CLEEK. STANCE
A LOW BALL (AGAINST WIND) WITH THE CLEEK. TOP OF THE SWING A LOW BALL (AGAINST WIND) WITH THE CLEEK. TOP OF THE SWING
A LOW BALL (AGAINST WIND) WITH THE CLEEK. FINISH A LOW BALL (AGAINST WIND) WITH THE CLEEK. FINISH
L. PLAY WITH THE IRON FOR A LOW BALL (AGAINST WIND). STANCE L. PLAY WITH THE IRON FOR A LOW BALL (AGAINST WIND). STANCE
LI. PLAY WITH THE IRON FOR A LOW BALL (AGAINST WIND). TOP OF THE SWING LI. PLAY WITH THE IRON FOR A LOW BALL (AGAINST WIND). TOP OF THE SWING

Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The longer white infants from low-income families are breast-fed, the less likely they will be overweight as young children, researchers said on Monday
    • n lowing The ordinary bellowing cry of cattle.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: A study revealed that men that were born with a low birth weight were less likely to get married
    • n Lowing the bellowing of cattle
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Quotations

  • James Russell Lowell
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    “Greatly begin. Though thou have time, but for a line, be that sublime . Not failure, but low aim is crime.”
  • James Russell Lowell
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    “Not failure, but low aim, is crime.”
  • Lord Byron
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    “That low vice, curiosity!”
  • Edward Young
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    “Those who build beneath the stars build too low.”
  • Andrea Dworkin
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    “While gossip among women is universally ridiculed as low and trivial, gossip among men, especially if it is about women, is called theory, or idea, or fact.”
  • William Hazlitt
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    “Hope is the best possession. None are completely wretched but those who are without hope. Few are reduced so low as that.”

Idioms

High and low - If you search high and low, you look everywhere for something or someone.
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Low-hanging fruit - Low-hanging fruit are things that are easily achieved.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. hlówan; Dut. loeijen; imit.

Usage

In literature:

Allan Mowbray's hollow eyes scanned the distant reaches of the gorge where it opened out southward upon low banks.
"The Triumph of John Kars" by Ridgwell Cullum
That you and Low was almighty sot on each other and that Low was sick.
"The Emigrant Trail" by Geraldine Bonner
Ken, throwing rather low, hit him on the shin.
"The Young Pitcher" by Zane Grey
The Professor ain't the sort o' man to worry us by goin' into hiding somewhere, and lyin' low.
"Jack Haydon's Quest" by John Finnemore
He turned his head towards her, uttered a low growl, and went on with his breakfast again.
"Eventide" by Effie Afton
She curtseyed low, laughing up at me with roguish eyes and mouth.
"Simon Dale" by Anthony Hope
At last a red light gleamed from the window of a low cot.
"Lords of the North" by A. C. Laut
Marcia Lowe gave a hearty laugh and gathered the reins.
"A Son of the Hills" by Harriet T. Comstock
If food is abundant, prices are low, but when the yield is small the demand is so great that prices become high.
"Checking the Waste" by Mary Huston Gregory
Low absorption is due to low gluten content.
"Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value" by Harry Snyder
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In poetry:

High cold blow
sun is low
brief his day
seas give spray.
"Season Song" by Anonymous Irish
A cradle, I,
Rocked in a grave:
Speak low, pass by,
Silence I crave!
"Sleep, Darksome, Deep" by Paul Verlaine
Like barley bending
In low fields by the sea,
Singing in hard wind
Ceaselessly;
"Like Barley Bending" by Sara Teasdale
Low is her dwelling
And hard her bed,
But the stars at night
Are a crown for her head.
"The Gypsy Woman" by Ethel Clifford
Poor bird, she built her nest too low;
Alas! for the bird, alas!
That she chose that spot to her woe
In the low dewy grass;
For the reaper came with his gleaming blade.
Alas for love in the violet shade!
"Too Low" by Marietta Holley
"'Thou mayst not see thy lover, but he now
Is here, and claimeth thy low moonlit brow,
Thy wonderful eyes, and lips that part and pout,
And polished throat that like a flower shoots out
From thy dark vesture folded and crossed low.'
"Oreithyia" by Maurice Hewlett

In news:

A low-interest loan is being considered by Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted to address low cash flow, caused by the state holding over its payments.
53° F Low: 46° F. 52° F Low: 31° F. 46° F Low: 29° F. 51° F Low: 35° F.
The screeners feature minimal structure vibration, low power consumption, low noise levels and low maintenance requirements.
66° F Low: 43° F. 64° F Low: 50° F.
64° F Low: 37° F. 65° F Low: 42° F.
It will consist of 40 homes for low- and very low-income individuals and families.
Lowe's of Camillus is sponsoring their annual Community Safety Saturday Event for community residents and guests from 10 am to 2 pm on Saturday, Sept 22 in the parking lot between Walmart and Lowe's.
Most are soon resolved in all states, but the number of unresolved cases is uncommonly low in Maine, a mostly rural state with a low crime rate.
But the lows oh, those knockout lows are simply devastating.
One in 14 low-weight births between 2007-2009 were due to smoking, a decrease from almost one in eight low-weight births a decade earlier.
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I love how low you got it, you rarely see these big scale Deuces that low.
While mortgage rates continue to hit new lows, the ultra-low rates are out of reach for many would-be borrowers who can't meet strict underwriting standards.
A federal program is offering grants and low-interest loans for low-income homeowners to repair and improve their homes.
Season Lows and Series Lows on CBS, ABC and NBC in Wednesday Ratings.
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In science:

This would help to explain the absence of a confirmed strong lensing signal (Table 2), the low aperture mass measurements (Table 6) and the moderately low central mass and K – band luminosity fractions.
A Hubble Space Telescope Lensing Survey of X-ray Luminous Galaxy Clusters: IV. Mass, Structure and Thermodynamics of Cluster Cores at z=0.2
This method can be implemented, for example, with a Metropolis Monte Carlo algorithm in the space of sequences, performed at a low enough ”selective” temperature Ts (e.g., the temperature defined in the space of sequences, which has the physical meaning of evolutionary bias towards low energy sequences).
Simple models of protein folding and of non--conventional drug design
Blue galaxies with anomalously low PAH-tostar ratios are all low-luminosity star-forming galaxies.
Anomalously low PAH emission from low-luminosity galaxies
The outliers from this are all low in luminosity; the low luminosity galaxies tend to be deficient in [7.8] flux.
Anomalously low PAH emission from low-luminosity galaxies
Low metallicity is the simplest explanation in many ways; indeed we have presented weak evidence for a dependence of the PAH-to-star ratio on metallicity among the low-luminosity galaxies.
Anomalously low PAH emission from low-luminosity galaxies
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