What is low?

  • (adj): Of the most contemptible kind.
    Example: "A low stunt to pull"; "a low-down sneak"
    Synonyms: abject, low-down, miserable, scummy, scurvy
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on low:

Forceps In Childbirth - Technique - Outlet, Low, Mid or High
... The accepted clinical standard classification system for forceps deliveries according to station and rotation was developed by ACOG and consists of Outlet forceps delivery, where the forceps are applied when the fetal head has reached the perineal floor and its scalp is visible between contractions ... This type of assisted delivery is performed only when the fetal head is in a straight forward or backward vertex position or in slight rotation (less than 45 degrees to the right or left) from one of these positions ...
Low, Later Morrison-Low Baronets, of Kilmaron (1908)
... Sir James Low, 1st Baronet (1849–1923) Sir Walter John Morrison-Low, 2nd Baronet (1899–1955) Sir James Richard Morrison-Low, 3rd Baronet (1925 - 2012) Sir Richard Walter Morrison-Low, 4th Baronet (b ...
Mean Corpuscular Volume - Interpretation - Low
... In iron deficiency anemia (microcytic anemia), it can be as low as 60 to 70 femtolitres ... some cases of thalassemia, the MCV may be low even though the patient is not iron deficient ... A low MCV number in an elderly patient with a positive stool guaiac test (bloody stool) is highly suggestive of GI cancer ...

More definitions of "low":

  • (adj): Literal meanings; being at or having a relatively small elevation or upward extension.
    Example: "Low ceilings"; "low clouds"; "low hills"; "the sun is low"; "low furniture"; "a low bow"
  • (adj): Being the gear producing the lowest drive speed.
    Synonyms: first
  • (adj): Unrefined in character.
    Example: "Low comedy"
  • (adv): In a low position; near the ground.
    Example: "The branches hung low"
  • (noun): A low level or position or degree.
    Example: "The stock market fell to a new low"
  • (noun): An air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation.
    Example: "A low moved in over night bringing sleet and snow"
    Synonyms: low pressure, depression
  • (adj): Less than normal in degree or intensity or amount.
    Example: "Low prices"; "the reservoire is low"
  • (adj): Very low in volume.
    Example: "A low murmur"; "the low-toned murmur of the surf"
    Synonyms: low-toned
  • (verb): Make a low noise, characteristic of bovines.
    Synonyms: moo
  • (noun): The lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle; used to start a car moving.
    Synonyms: first gear, first, low gear
  • (adj): Used of sounds and voices; low in pitch or frequency.
    Synonyms: low-pitched
  • (adj): No longer sufficient.
    Example: "Supplies are low"
    Synonyms: depleted