• (adj): Extending or moving from a higher to a lower place.
    Example: "The downward course of the stream"
    Synonyms: down
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on downward:

Slap Tonguing - The Technique
... The tongue is quickly released in a downward motion ... When you release the tongue downward, you also drop your jaw and open your mouth in a "popping" motion ... It needs to pop downward away from the roof of the mouth to get the most volume, do not blow air through the horn and do not inhale when you release your tongue ...
Muscle Contracture
... than the muscles which flex the foot downward a contracture occurs, giving the foot a progressively downward angle and loss of flexibility ... The weight of the sheets keep the feet flexed downward all night ...
Downward Harmonization
... Downward harmonization is an econo-political term describing the act of adapting the trade laws of a country with an established economy "downward" to the trade laws of the country with a developing ...
A (kana) - Stroke Order
... A downward vertical stroke starting above and in the center of the last stroke ... of a horizontal line and a short horizontal line proceeding downward and to the left ... Starting at the end of the last stroke, a curved line proceeding downward and to the left ...
Downward To The Earth
... Downward to the Earth is a 1970 science fiction novel by Robert Silverberg ... Downward to the Earth was originally published as a four-part serial publication, starting in the November 1969 edition of Galaxy Science Fiction ...

More definitions of "downward":

  • (adv): Spatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position.
    Example: "Prices plunged downward"
    Synonyms: down, downwards, downwardly
  • (adj): On or toward a surface regarded as a base.
    Example: "He lay face downward"; "the downward pull of gravity"

Famous quotes containing the word downward:

    All places where women are excluded tend downward to barbarism; but the moment she is introduced, there come in with her courtesy, cleanliness, sobriety, and order.
    Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811–1896)

    Go on, high ship, since now, upon the shore,
    The snake has left its skin upon the floor.
    Key West sank downward under massive clouds
    And silvers and greens spread over the sea. The moon
    Is at the mast-head and the past is dead.
    Wallace Stevens (1879–1955)

    But what she meets and what she fears
    Are less than are the downward years,
    Drawn slowly to the foamless weirs
    Of age, were she to lose him.
    Edwin Arlington Robinson (1869–1935)