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low /lou/
  • danh từ
    • tiếng rống (trâu bò)
    • động từ
      • rống (trâu bò)
      • danh từ
        • ngọn lửa
        • nội động từ
          • rực cháy, bốc cháy
          • danh từ
            • mức thấp, con số thấp
            • số thấp nhất (ô tô)
              • to put a car in low: gài số một
            • con bài thấp nhất
            • (thể dục,thể thao) tỷ số thấp nhất
            • tính từ
              • thấp, bé, lùn
                • a man of low stature: người thấp bé
              • thấp, cạn
                • at low water: lúc triều xuống
              • thấp bé, nhỏ
                • a low voice: tiếng nói khẽ
              • thấp, hạ, kém, chậm
                • to dell at low price: bán giá hạ
                • to get low wages: được lương thấp
                • low temperature: độ nhiệt thấp
                • low speed: tốc độ chậm
                • to have a low opinion of somebody: không trọng ai
              • thấp hèn, ở bậc dưới; tầm thường, ti tiện, hèm mọn
                • all sorts of people, high and low: tất cả mọi hạng người từ kẻ sang cho đến người hèn
                • a low fellow: một kẻ đê hèn
              • yếu, suy nhược, kém ăn, không bổ
                • to be in a low state of health: trong tình trạng sức khoẻ t) có công suất nhỏ (máy)
            Concise Dictionary
            +an air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation
            +British political cartoonist (born in New Zealand) who created the character Colonel Blimp (1891-1963)
            +a low level or position or degree
            +the lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle; used to start a car moving
            +make a low noise, characteristic of bovines
            +less than normal in degree or intensity or amount
            +literal meanings; being at or having a relatively small elevation or upward extension
            +very low in volume
            +unrefined in character
            +used of sounds and voices; low in pitch or frequency
            +of the most contemptible kind
            +low or inferior in station or quality
            +no longer sufficient
            +subdued or brought low in condition or status
            +low in spirits
            +being the gear producing the lowest drive speed
            +in a low position; near the ground
            Advanced English Dictionary
            adjective, adverb, noun, verb
            + adjective (lower, lowest)
            not high / tall
            1 not high or tall; not far above the ground: a low wall / building / table + a low range of hills + low clouds + flying at low altitude + The sun was low in the sky.
            Antonym: HIGH
            near bottom
            2 at or near the bottom of sth: low back pain + the lower slopes of the mountain + temperatures in the low 20s (= no higher than 2123?)
            Antonym: HIGH
            3 not high at the neck: a dress with a low neckline
            See also - LOW-CUT
            level / value
            4 (often in compounds) below the usual or average amount, level or value: low prices / wages + low-income families + the lowest temperature ever recorded + a low level of unemployment + Yogurt is usually very low in fat. + low-fat yogurt
            Antonym: HIGH
            5 having a reduced amount or not enough of sth: The reservoir was low after the long drought. + Our supplies are running low (= we only have a little left). + They were low on fuel.
            6 not high; not loud: The cello is lower than the violin. + They were speaking in low voices.
            Antonym: HIGH
            7 below the usual or expected standard: students with low marks / grades in their exams + a low standard of living
            Antonym: HIGH
            8 below other people or things in importance or status: low forms of life (= creatures with a very simple structure) + jobs with low status + Training was given a very low priority. + the lower classes of society
            Antonym: HIGH
            9 weak or depressed; with very little energy: I'm feeling really low. + They were in low spirits.
            10 [usually before noun] not very good
            Synonym: POOR
            She has a very low opinion of her own abilities.
            Antonym: HIGH
            not honest
            11 (of a person) not honest: He mixes with some pretty low types. + low cunning
            12 not bright
            Synonym: DIM
            The lights were low and romance was in the air.
            in vehicle
            13 if a vehicle is in low gear, it travels at a slower speed in relation to the speed of the engine
            Idioms: at a low ebb a poor state; worse than usual: Morale among teachers is at a low ebb.
            be brought low (old-fashioned) to lose your wealth or your high position in society
            lay sb low if sb is laid low by/with an injury or illness, they feel very weak and are unable to do much
            the lowest of the low people who are not respected at all because they are dishonest, immoral or not at all important
            more at PROFILE n.
            + adverb (lower, lowest)
            not high
            1 in or into a low position, not far above the ground: to crouch / bend low + a plane flying low over the town + low-flying aircraft + The sun sank lower towards the horizon.
            near bottom
            2 in or into a position near the bottom of sth: a window set low in the wall + The candles were burning low.
            3 (especially in compounds) at a level below what is usual or expected: low-priced goods + a low-powered PC + a very low-scoring game
            4 not high; not loudly: He's singing an octave lower than the rest of us. + Can you turn the music lower-you'll wake the baby.
            Idioms see HIGH adv., LIE v., SINK v., STOOP v.
            + noun
            level / value
            1 a low level or point; a low figure: The yen has fallen to an all-time low against the dollar. + The temperature reached a record low in London last night. + The government's popularity has hit a new low.
            difficult time
            2 a very difficult time in sb's life or career: The break-up of her marriage marked an all-time low in her life. + We all experience highs and lows in life.
            3 an area of low pressure in the atmosphere: Another low is moving in from the Atlantic.
            + verb [V] (literary) when a cow lows, it makes a deep sound
            Collocation Dictionary

            1 not far above the ground


            be, look, seem
            The windows look very low to me.


            extremely, very
            The river was extremely low for winter.
            | a bit, fairly, quite, rather

            2 small in degree/amount


            be, look, seem | become, get, run
            Our stocks of food were getting low. Supplies ran low.
            | remain, stay | keep sth
            The government wants to keep taxes low.


            extremely, very
            The failure rate is extremely low.
            | comparatively, fairly, quite, rather, relatively


            This dish is very low in fat.

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