a layer or zone in the earth in which the velocity of seismic waves is slightly lower than in the layers above and below. The asthenosphere is thought to be such a zone See asthenosphere
- Low voltage differential
hardware (LVD) A method of driving SCSI cables that will be formalised in the SCSI-3 specifications. LVD uses less power than the current differential drive (HVD), is less expensive and will allow the higher speeds of Ultra-2 SCSI. LVD requires 3.3 Volts DC instead of 5 Volts DC for HVD. (1999-02-16)
noun 1. water at its lowest level, as in a river. noun 1. another name for low tide (sense 1) 2. the state of any stretch of water at its lowest level 3. a situation of difficulty or point of least success, excellence, etc
- Low-water mark
noun 1. the lowest point reached by a low tide. 2. something indicating the bottom of a decline. 3. the lowest or least admirable level: the low-water mark of political chicanery. noun 1. the level reached by seawater at low tide or by other stretches of water at their lowest level 2. the lowest point […]
noun 1. Often, low wines. Distilling. the weak spirits obtained from the first distillation; the result of the first run of the still from the fermented marsh.