Low is an American indie rock group from Duluth, Minnesota, formed in 1993. As of 2010, the group is composed of founding members Alan Sparhawk and Mimi Parker, joined by newer addition Steve Garrington .

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  1. Something that is low; a low point.
    You have achieved a new low in behavior, Frank.
    ''Economic growth has hit a new low.
  2. A depressed mood or situation.
    He is in a low right now
  3. An area of low pressure; a depression.
  4. The lowest-speed gearing of a power-transmission system, especially of an automotive vehicle.
    Shift out of low before the car gets to eight miles per hour.
  5. The lowest trump, usually the deuce; the lowest trump dealt or drawn.
  6. (slang) (usually accompanied by "the") a cheap, cost-efficient, or advantageous payment or expense.
    He got the brand new Yankees jersey for the low.

Noun (etymology 2)

  1. A flame; fire; blaze.

Noun (etymology 3)

  1. Barrow, mound, tumulus.
    A barrow or Low, such as were usually cast up over the bodies of eminent Captains. (Robert Plot, The natural history of Staffordshire, 1686; cited after OED).
  2. A hill.
    And some they brought the brown lint-seed, and flung it down from the Low. (Mary Howitt, Ballads and other poems 1847)


  1. To depress; to lower.

Verb (etymology 2)

Verb (etymology 3)

  1. To moo.
    The cattle were lowing.

Verb (etymology 4)

  1. To burn; to blaze.


  1. In a position comparatively close to the ground.
  2. Small in height.
  3. Situated below the normal level, or the mean elevation.
  4. Depressed, sad.
    low spirits
    I felt low at Christmas with no family to celebrate with.
  5. Not high in amount or quantity.
    Food prices are lower in a supermarket than in a luxury department store.
  6. Of a pitch, suggesting a lower frequency.
  7. Quiet; soft; not loud.
  8. Despicable; lacking dignity; vulgar.
    a person of low mind
    a low trick or stratagem
  9. Lacking health or vitality; feeble; weak.
    a low pulse
    made low by sickness
  10. Being near the equator.
    the low northern latitudes
  11. Humble in character or status.
  12. Simple in complexity or development.
  13. Designed for the slowest speed, as in low gear.
  14. Articulated with a wide space between the flat tongue and the palette.
  15. Made, as a vowel, with a low position of part of the tongue in relation to the palate.
  16. Not rich, highly seasoned, or nourishing; plain; simple.
    a low diet


  1. Close to the ground.
  2. Of a pitch, at a lower frequency.
  3. With a low voice or sound; not loudly; gently.
    to speak low
  4. Under the usual price; at a moderate price; cheaply.
    He sold his wheat low.
  5. In a low mean condition; humbly; meanly.
  6. In a time approaching our own.
  7. In a path near the equator, so that the declination is small, or near the horizon, so that the altitude is small; said of the heavenly bodies with reference to the diurnal revolution.
    The moon runs low, i.e. comparatively near the horizon when on or near the meridian.

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