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[loo k-doun]
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  1. the appearance of paper when inspected under reflected light.
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Related Words for look down

dominate, search, browse, flash, examine, scour, skim, check, rummage, comb, ransack, top, inspect, oversee, survey, surmount, command, mount, view, overtop

British Dictionary definitions for look down

look down

  1. (intr, adverb; foll by on or upon) to express or show contempt or disdain (for)
  2. look down one's nose at informal to be contemptuous or disdainful of
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Word Origin and History for look down



type of sea fish, 1882, from look (v.) + down (adv.). So called from facial structure.

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