of an inferior quality, worth, value, etc.:
The mine yields low-grade silver ore.
1867, originally in mining, with reference to ores, from low (adj.) + grade (n.).
noun 1. Often, low grounds. Southern U.S. (def 4).
- Low-hanging fruit
noun 1. the fruit that grows low on a tree and is therefore easy to reach 2. a course of action that can be undertaken quickly and easily as part of a wider range of changes or solutions to a problem: first pick the low-hanging fruit 3. a suitable company to buy as a straightforward […]
noun, Track. 1. a race in which runners leap over hurdles 2 feet 6 inches (76 cm) high.
adjective 1. designed to cause minimal damage to the environment: low-impact eco-tourism 2. designed to provide exercise without being over-strenuous: a low-impact workout