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Meaning of LOWERING

Pronunciation:  'lawuring

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of causing something to move to a lower level
  2. [n]  the act of causing to become less
  3. [adj]  darkened by clouds; "a heavy sky"
 

LOWERING is a 8 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: cloudy, heavy, letting down, sullen, threatening
 
 See Also: decrease, diminution, movement, reduction, step-down, tapering

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Low"er*ing\, a.
Dark and threatening; gloomy; sullen; as, lowering clouds or
sky.

 
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