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Definitions for lowering
ˈlaʊ ər ɪŋ, ˈlaʊər ɪŋlow·er·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. loweringnoun

    the act of causing to become less

  2. lowering, letting downadjective

    the act of causing something to move to a lower level

  3. heavy, lowering, sullen, threateningadjective

    darkened by clouds

    "a heavy sky"


  1. loweringnoun

    The act of something being lowered.

  2. loweringadjective

    That lowers or frowns.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lowering

    of Lower

  2. Lowering

    of Lower

  3. Loweringadjective

    dark and threatening; gloomy; sullen; as, lowering clouds or sky

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lowering in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lowering in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of lowering in a Sentence

  1. Rob Thummel:

    Releasing oil from the SPR reserve will likely not have a long-term effect on lowering gasoline prices.

  2. Krishan Patel:

    I welcome the news that Jacobus Pharmaceuticals has now received approval for Jacobus Pharmaceuticals product to treat pediatric LEMS. I urge Catalyst to respond by lowering its own outrageous prices. If not, Congress must act. the adult LEMS community is thrilled and trying to move forward in getting the new drug through off-label.

  3. Arif Husain:

    The political costs for lowering these subsidies will be lower (now that oil prices have dropped), this money should be freed up for rural infrastructure, public services and irrigation projects.

  4. Janet Yellen:

    Our trade representative has said that we would consider additional tariffs reductions, we want to see China meet their commitments they made under Phase 1, but stabilizing and perhaps eventually lowering some tariffs in a reciprocal way could be a desirable outcome.

  5. The USGS:

    The steady lowering of the lava lake in 'Overlook crater' within Halema?uma?u at the summit of Kilauea volcano has raised the potential for explosive eruptions in the coming weeks.

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