low-rise

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj low-rise used of buildings of one or only a few stories and usually no elevator; low "looking out over the roofs of low-rise apartment buildings"
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Usage

In literature:

It will be necessary to place the furnace low enough to allow a proper rise to the flue.
"Woodward's Graperies and Horticultural Buildings" by George E. Woodward
The mist seemed also to rise from the water, hanging low but as thick as a summer fog.
"Blackbeard: Buccaneer" by Ralph D. Paine
The neck was cut in a low square, showing the rise of the bust.
"Black Oxen" by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
It is the highest in the world for it rises 400 feet above the low water level.
"An African Adventure" by Isaac F. Marcosson
The call trilled and rumbled, rising and falling, now a patter of light musical sound, now a low grumble.
"The Keepers of the King's Peace" by Edgar Wallace
The field was level, rising at the further end to a low ridge, below which stood the targets.
"At Plattsburg" by Allen French
For at low tide we'll go to pieces an' be drowned as the water rises.
"The Grain Ship" by Morgan Robertson
The sun was growing low when he spied a little tent in the meadow, rising from the river.
"The Huntress" by Hulbert Footner
It is very singular that there should be a mountain of so great a height rising from an island of otherwise low land.
"Borneo and the Indian Archipelago" by Frank S. Marryat
She then asked her what was her name, when the girl, rising, and making her a low curtsey, said it was Marian.
"The Looking-Glass for the Mind" by M. Berquin
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In poetry:

Couldst love to be the footstool low,
On which his throne might rise,
Its pompous grace around to show?
Thy Husband does the prize.
"The Believer's Jointure : Chapter II." by Ralph Erskine
As in strange lands a traveller walking slow,
In doubt and great perplexity,
A little before moon-rise hears the low
Moan of an unknown sea;
"The Palace of Art" by Alfred Lord Tennyson
Twelve times the moon, that rises red
O'er yon tall wood of shadowy pine,
Has fill'd her orb, since low was laid
My Harriet! that sweet form of thine!
"Verses, On The Death Of The Same Lady" by Charlotte Smith
Lo! the red moon from the ocean's low hazes
Rises in ominous grandeur to view;
Strange is its face as my tortur'd eye gazes
O'er the vast reaches of sparkle and blue.
"The Bride Of The Sea" by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
If near some trophy spring a stripling bay,
Pleased we behold the graceful umbrage rise;
But soon too deep it works its baneful way,
And low on earth the prostrate ruin lies.
"Elegy VIII. He Describes His Early Love of Poetry, and Its Consequences" by William Shenstone
Our summer skies were clouded dark and low;
'Twas not the blessed rain that bowed them down,
But smoke wreaths rolling heavy, huge, and slow,
And thick as rising from a conquered town.
"A New Year's Address, 1870." by Nora Pembroke

In news:

Oil rises to near $85, bouncing off 8-month lows.
Chile Peso Rises From 16-Week Low as US Prospects Buoy Copper.
Gentrification on steroids pushes low-living whites and blacks closer together into a crushing embrace of poverty, rising crime and substandard public education.
In its place will rise a 153,974-sq.-ft. Lowe's, the city announced last week.
Colombia Bond Yields Rise From Record Low.
Housing affordability for middle-income US families improved in Q3, despite rising home prices, thanks to low interest rates.
The Chelsea Market, viewed from the High Line, is the focus of a proposal that would add offices and a hotel atop the low-rise building that was once a cookie factory.
'Dancing With the Stars' Rises, Dominant 'Voice' Dips to Monday Low.
Rising rents, low mortgage rates fueling condo comeback.
Low wages in the US are unlikely to rise.
The demand for low-profile tools is increasing as the sizes of vehicles are shrinking mostly due to the rising prices in fossil fuels.
Lowe's 3Q net income rises on fewer charges.
A number of residents of the small community were trapped by the rising waters and had be rescued or waited until the low tide when waters receded so they could walk out.
Platinum is also rising on concerns about low supplies.
'Rise of the Guardians': a low point for DreamWorks.
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In science:

The gluon distribution rises towards low x the more the greater is Q2 .
Deep Inelastic Physics with H1
Hadron collider, photoproduction, and deep inelastic scattering data are giving us new information on the parton structure functions, while recent data from HERA on the rise of the structure function, F2 , at low x are stimulating new theoretical understanding.
QCD: Challenges for the Future
The strong rise in the proton structure function, F2 (x, Q2 ) at small x and large Q2 , which indicates a strong rise in the γ ∗p total cross section, underscores the importance of understanding the role of diffraction at low x.
QCD: Challenges for the Future
The study of structure functions at low x is particularly interesting since current data show a rise in gp 1 at low x.
QCD: Challenges for the Future
The dramatic rise of the F2 with decreasing x at low x observed in the HERA data must eventually lead to saturation of the parton densities.
QCD: Challenges for the Future
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