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LOW-LEVEL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does low-level mean? 

LOW-LEVEL (adjective)
  The adjective LOW-LEVEL has 4 senses:

1. not intense
2. lower in rank or importance
3. at a low level in rank or importance
4. occurring at a relatively low altitude

  Familiarity information: LOW-LEVEL used as an adjective is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


LOW-LEVEL (adjective)


Sense 1low-level [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Not intense

Context example:

low-level radiation

Similar:

low (less than normal in degree or intensity or amount)


Sense 2low-level [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Lower in rank or importance

Synonyms:

subordinate; low-level

Similar:

adjunct; assistant (of or relating to a person who is subordinate to another)

associate (having partial rights and privileges or subordinate status)

secondary (belonging to a lower class or rank)

under (lower in rank, power, or authority)

Also:

subordinate (subject or submissive to authority or the control of another)

inferior (of or characteristic of low rank or importance)

Attribute:

position; status (the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society)


Sense 3low-level [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

At a low level in rank or importance

Context examples:

a low-level job / low-level discussions

Similar:

inferior (of or characteristic of low rank or importance)


Sense 4low-level [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Occurring at a relatively low altitude

Synonyms:

low-altitude; low-level

Context example:

a low-level strafing run

Similar:

low (literal meanings; being at or having a relatively small elevation or upward extension)


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