Being thought about or discussed, as in Your application is under consideration; we’ll let you know next week. This idiom was first recorded in 1665.
verb (used with object) 1. Chemistry. to cool less than necessary for a given process or purpose. to supercool. 2. Metallurgy. to cool (molten metal) without forming crystals to a temperature below that at which crystallization normally takes place: Metal must be absolutely still to be undercooled. verb 1. a less common word for supercool
verb (used with object) 1. to count less than the full number or amount of: The mayor claimed the census had undercounted the city’s population. noun 2. a count or total that is less than the actual number or amount.
noun 1. a person who cries. 2. a court or town official who makes public announcements. 3. a hawker. noun 1. a person or animal that cries 2. (formerly) an official who made public announcements, esp in a town or court 3. a person who shouts advertisements about the goods he is selling
noun 1. a vault or chamber under the ground, especially in a church. noun 1. an underground chamber, such as a church crypt, often with a vaulted ceiling