Definition of Lowest

1. Adjective. Lowest in rank or importance. "In last place"

Exact synonyms: Last, Last-place
Similar to: Worst

2. Adverb. In the lowest position; nearest the ground. "The branch with the big peaches on it hung lowest"

Definition of Lowest

1. Adjective. (superlative of low lang=English POS=adjective) ¹

2. Adverb. (superlative of low POS=adverb) ¹

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Definition of Lowest

1. low [adj] - See also: low

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lowest

lowest (current term)
lowest achievable emissions rate
lowest common denominator
lowest common denominators
lowest common multiple
lowest common multiples
lowest lumbar arteries
lowest splanchnic nerve
lowest thyroid artery

Literary usage of Lowest

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"All except the lowest ks. ovate or ovate-lanceolate from a subcor- cc. ... E. The Ivs. in whorls of 4 (Of uppermost and lowest sometimes opposite) 11. ..."

2. Mind in Nature: Or The Origin of Life, and the Mode of Development of Animals by Henry James Clark (1865)
"THE EGG CONTRASTED WITH THE lowest FORMS OF ADULT BEINGS. — THE EGG AS RELATED TO SECONDARY CAUSES. AT the end of my last lecture I announced that I would ..."

3. Index of Economic Material in Documents of the States of the United States by Adelaide Rosalia Hasse (1908)
"Comparative table showing mean temperature of each season at Oakland, extremes of temperature, mean and lowest relative humidity, and rainfall. ..."

4. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1895)
"In 1892, the highest record was 6 feet 8 inches above, and the lowest 3y inches below, the datum, giving a range of practically 7 feet. ..."

5. The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection: Or, The Preservation of by Charles Darwin (1900)
"... the absence of intermediate varieties in any one formation—On the sudden appearance of groups of species —On their sudden appearance in the lowest known ..."

6. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... but we may regard the lowest natural key as usually C, and the lowest sharp key as usually D, in these instruments, according to "short measure. ..."

7. The Lancet (1898)
"The movements represented by the lowest motor centres are for, ... Each of the lowest motor centrée represents movements of muscles of some region ..."

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