[ loh-kawst, -kost ]
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  1. able to be purchased or acquired at relatively little cost: low-cost life insurance; low-cost housing.

Origin of low-cost

First recorded in 1930–35

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How to use low-cost in a sentence

  • Sulphate of Magnesia can be obtained at a low cost, and has been used as a manure in some instances with very marked success.

  • A small lathe, with an 8-inch swing, can be obtained at a low cost, provided with a countershaft complete.

  • Would it seem dreadful to him to buy a jewel which he might guess, from its low cost, had to be got rid of at almost any price?

    The Second Latchkey | Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
  • But, on the other hand, if the land or bonds had little value, the roads themselves were actually laid down at a very low cost.

  • Safety was my first concern in designing the Solar Funnel Cooker, then came low cost and effectiveness.

    The BYU Solar Cooker/Cooler | Steven E. Jones