What is lowered?

  • (adj): Below the surround or below the normal position.
    Example: "With lowered eyes"

Some articles on lowered:

Halfmast
... half-mast, it should be hoisted to the finial for an instant, then lowered to half-mast ... Likewise when it is lowered at the end of the day, it is to be hoisted to the finial for an instant, and then lowered ...
Relative Articulation - Raised and Lowered
... Raised and lowered ◌̝ ◌̞ A raised sound is articulated with the tongue or lip raised higher than some reference point ... A lowered sound is articulated with the tongue or lip lowered (the mouth more open) than some reference point ... Both consonants and vowels may be marked as raised or lowered ...
MADtv Recurring Characters - Lowered Expectations
... Lowered Expectations is a humorous interpretation of the typical dating service where expectations are obviously lowered ... Lowered Expectation's camera man is seen only very rarely, and the camera man has been ridiculed by the character of Ms ...
Edith Corse Evans - Titanic
... When the lifeboats were first lowered, Edith Evans and Caroline Brown missed the opportunity to get to one in time ... However, Walter Lord stated in his 1955 book A Night to Remember that the boat was hurriedly lowered before Evans could get in ... lifeboat, was not filled to capacity when lowered and was filled with about 30 people in a boat designed to accommodate 50 ...
Hematocrit - Lowered
... Lowered hematocrit can imply significant hemorrhage. ...

Famous quotes containing the word lowered:

    No man has hired us
    With pocketed hands
    And lowered faces
    We stand about in open places
    And shiver in unlit rooms.
    —T.S. (Thomas Stearns)

    And in the next instant, immediately behind them, Victor saw his former wife.
    At once he lowered his gaze, automatically tapping his cigarette to dislodge the ash that had not yet had time to form. From somewhere low down his heart rose like a fist to deliver an uppercut, drew back, struck again, then went into a fast disorderly throb, contradicting the music and drowning it.
    Vladimir Nabokov (1899–1977)