[loh-er] /ˈloʊ ər/
a form of Biblical criticism having as its purpose the reconstruction of the original texts of the books of the Bible.
textual criticism, esp the study of the extant manuscripts of the Scriptures in order to establish the original text Compare higher criticism
[loh-er] /ˈloʊ ər/ noun, Nautical. 1. the lowermost deck in a hull having two or three decks. 2. the deck next above the lowermost, or orlop, deck in a hull having four or more decks. noun 1. the deck of a ship situated immediately above the hold 2. (informal) the petty officers and seamen of […]
[loh-er] /ˈloʊ ər/ noun 1. a play (1902) by Maxim Gorki.
noun 1. a section in the borough of Manhattan, New York: noted for its immigrant culture.
[loh-er] /ˈloʊ ər/ verb (used with object) 1. to cause to descend; let or put down: to lower a flag. 2. to make lower in height or level: to lower the water in a canal. 3. to reduce in amount, price, degree, force, etc. 4. to make less loud: Please lower your voice. 5. to […]