lower course [of a river] definition, lower course [of a river] meaning | English dictionary




1    being below one or more other things  
the lower shelf, the lower animals     
2    reduced in amount or value  
a lower price     
3      (Maths)   (of a limit or bound) less than or equal to one or more numbers or variables  
4    sometimes cap     (Geology)   denoting the early part or division of a period, system, formation, etc.  
Lower Silurian     
5    tr   to cause to become low or on a lower level; bring, put, or cause to move down  
6    tr   to reduce or bring down in estimation, dignity, value, etc.  
to lower oneself     
7    to reduce or be reduced  
to lower one's confidence     
8    tr   to make quieter  
to lower the radio     
9    tr   to reduce the pitch of  
10    tr     (Phonetics)   to modify the articulation of (a vowel) by bringing the tongue further away from the roof of the mouth  
11    intr   to diminish or become less  
     (C12 (comparative of low1); C17 (vb))  
  lowerable      adj  
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a river in western France, an indirect tributary of la Loire.
Le Loir river begins in the Eure-et-Loir département.
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[subj: poiicemen] to herd [demonstrators] into a compact group in order to control their movements
1. [Mil.] a pilot who comes in support of the leading aircraft. He is positionned besides and slightly behind the leading aircraft. 2. [Fig.] a person who helps a friend to approach potential partners
2. this meaning has been popularised by the TV series How I Met Your Mother
1. [Comp.] a device that once plugged in is automatically recognized by the system and launches the expected process without any action on the user's side; 2. [Bus.] a new employee who is able to start work without too much induction and training
[Comp.];[Bus.] can be used as both noun and adjective: plug and play device; plug and play employee or simply plug and play (noun)
undesirable, at much lower standards than expected
synonym for "shitty"
(colloquially) tattoo on the lower back
[arch.] near in space, time or relation, almost (followed by: upon)
"nigh upon" is even stronger in keeping with an antiquated, even biblical style. "The end of the world is nigh upon us"
[as interjection] an expression of congratulations, thanks or respect
big up to the team for a great job
[in Thailand] young male transsexual (often a sex worker)
extremely [with the idea of "abnormally"]
freakishly successful/large/lifelike
[child] to be sent to a care organization run by the social services, or to be looked after by foster parents
1. [Rel.] expression used to describe metaphorically a period of ignorance and spiritual crisis that precedes the communion with Divinity ; 2. in a larger meaning, it is used when refering to having a hard time, going through a phase of pessimism, sadness, failure etc.
defeat someone with arguments during a discussion; knock out [Fig.]
il est plus facile de déplacer un fleuve que de changer son caractère
culture générale
raise a price after agreeing on a lower one
Common real estate term but 'of uncertain origin'. However WW1 Australian soldier's diary records: "Huge rubber gun gazumps were falling all over the town [Watten]..." A weapon?
something that is top-down comes from the top of a hierarchy and is passed down to the lower ranking members
lower a price at the last minute to secure a sale
the chamber pot meaning is the NOUN. This is the verb.
arcade et hilaire gèlent les rivières
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