[loh-er] /ˈloʊ ər/
a state in NW Germany. 18,294 sq. mi. (47,380 sq. km).
a state of N Germany, on the North Sea and including the E Frisian Islands: a leading European producer of petroleum. Capital: Hanover. Pop: 7 993 000 (2003 est). Area: 47 408 sq km (18 489 sq miles) German name Niedersachsen
[loh-er] /ˈloʊ ər/ noun 1. a school that is preparatory to one on a more advanced level. noun 1. the younger pupils in a secondary school, usually those in the first three or four year groups
- Lower set
mathematics A finite non-empty downward closed subset of a partial order. (1999-03-17)
[loh-er sluh-boh-vee-uh, slo-] /ˈloʊ ər sləˈboʊ vi ə, slɒ-/ noun 1. any place considered to be remote, poor, or unenlightened.
- Lower the boom on
Scold harshly or punish severely; also, put a stop to something. For example, If you’re caught smoking in school, the principal is bound to lower the boom on you, or The new radar equipment enabled the police to lower the boom on speeding. This expression refers to the boom of a sailboat—a long spar that […]