1. In a low manner; humbly; meekly; modestly. "Be lowly wise." Milton.
2. In a low condition; meanly.
I will show myself highly fed, and lowly taught.Shak.
(Low"-mind`ed) a. Inclined in mind to low or unworthy things; showing a base mind.
Low-minded and immoral.Macaulay.
All old religious jealousies were condemned as low- minded infirmities.Bancroft.
(Low"-mind`ed*ness), n. The quality of being low-minded; meanness; baseness.
(Lown) n. [See Loon.] A low fellow. [Obs.]
(Low"-necked`) a. Cut low in the neck; decollete; said of a woman's dress.
(Low"ness), n. The state or quality of being low.
Low-pressure steam engine, a steam engine in which low steam is used; often applied to a condensing
engine even when steam at high pressure is used. See Steam engine.
(Low"-pres`sure) a. Having, employing, or exerting, a low degree of pressure.
(Low"ry) n. An open box car used on railroads. Compare Lorry.
(Low"-spir`it*ed) a. Deficient in animation and courage; dejected; depressed; not sprightly.
(Low"-stud`ded) a. Furnished or built with short studs; as, a low-studded house or room.
(Low"-thought`ed) a. Having one's thoughts directed toward mean or insignificant subjects.
Loxodromic curve or line (Geom.), a line on the surface of a sphere, which always makes an equal
angle with every meridian; the rhumb line. It is the line on which a ship sails when her course is always
in the direction of one and the same point of the compass.
(Lox`o*drom"ic) a. [Gr. slanting, oblique + a running, course; cf. F. loxodromique.] Pertaining
to sailing on rhumb lines; as, loxodromic tables.
(Lox`o*drom"ics) n. The art or method of sailing on the loxodromic or rhumb line.
(Lox*od"ro*mism) n. The act or process of tracing a loxodromic curve; the act of moving
as if in a loxodromic curve.
(Lox*od"ro*my) n. [Cf. F. loxodromic.] The science of loxodromics. [R.]
(Loy) n. A long, narrow spade for stony lands.
(Loy"al) a. [F. loyal, OF. loial, leial, L. legalis, fr. lex, legis, law. See Legal, and cf. Leal.]