Some people are low income because they lost their job because it got outsourced to China.
The viewfinder could be popped off so I could hold it low and compose a photo at waist level if the situation got bad.
The CDC points to the rate at which the cases are increasing as evidence that the numbers are too low.
Its effects are dramatic when levels are way too high or way too low.
“Africans are no longer resigned to being hostage to the world's low expectations,” he said.
But it will never do to begin the night's vigil in this low key.
"Get up," commanded one of the men, in a low, muffled voice.
But in our situation it was no good because it has rather a low thrust.
"I felt so sorry for him," she said, in a low, trembling voice.
He keeps so low that the birds and mice do not see him till he is fairly upon them.
"not high," late 13c., from lah (late 12c.), "not rising much, being near the base or ground" (of objects or persons); "lying on the ground or in a deep place" (late 13c.), from Old Norse lagr "low," or a similar Scandinavian source (cf. Swedish låg, Danish lav), from Proto-Germanic *lega- "lying flat, low" (cf. Old Frisian lech, Middle Dutch lage, Dutch laag "low," dialectal German läge "flat"), from PIE *legh- "to lie" (see lie (v.2)).
Meaning "humble in rank" is from c.1200; "undignified" is from 1550s; sense of "dejected, dispirited" is attested from 1737; meaning "coarse, vulgar" is from 1759. In reference to sounds, "not loud," also "having a deep pitch," it is attested from c.1300. Of prices, from c.1400. In geographical usage, low refers to the part of a country near the sea-shore (c.1300; e.g. Low Countries "Holland, Belgium, Luxemburg," 1540s). As an adverb c.1200, from the adjective.
Old English hlowan "make a noise like a cow," from Proto-Germanic *khlo- (cf. Middle Dutch loeyen, Dutch loeien, Old Low Franconian luon, Old High German hluojen), from imitative PIE root *kele- (2) "to shout" (see claim (v.)).
sound made by cows, 1540s, from low (v.).
"hill," obsolete except in place names, Old English hlaw "hill, mound," especially "barrow," related to hleonian "to lean" (see lean (v.)). Cf. Latin clivus "hill" from the same PIE root.
early 13c., from low (adj.). Of voices or sounds, from c.1300.