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Bottom

ˈbɒtəm

Meanings of Bottom:

noun

The lowest point or part of something.

Usage examples:

The bottom of the page
adjective

In the lowest position.

Usage examples:

The books on the bottom shelf
verb

Denoting a flavour (variety) of unstable quark having an electric charge of - 1/3. bottom quarks have similar properties to down quarks and strange quarks, but are distinguished from them by having a larger mass.

Bottom line

ˌbɒt.əm ˈlaɪn

Meanings of Bottom line:

idiom

The crucial or decisive point

noun

The final total of an account or balance sheet.

Usage examples:

The rise in turnover failed to add to the company's bottom line

Meanings of Bottom of the barrel:

idiom

To use the worst people or things because that is all that is available

Usage examples:

Richard's in the team? you really are scraping the bottom of the barrel!

Bottom out

ˈbɒt.əm

Meanings of Bottom out:

phrasal verb

Hit the ground

Bottomed

ˈbɒtəm

Meanings of Bottomed:

adjective

Having a base or lowest point of the specified kind.

Usage examples:

A heavy-bottomed copper pan
verb

(of a situation) reach the lowest point before stabilizing or improving.

Usage examples:

Encouraging signs suggested the recession was bottoming out

Meanings of Bottomer:

noun

A person who works at the pit bottom. compare "pit-bottomer" now chiefly historical.

Meanings of Bottomers:

noun

A person who works at the pit bottom. compare "pit-bottomer" now chiefly historical.

Meanings of Bottoming:

verb

(of a situation) reach the lowest point before stabilizing or improving.

Usage examples:

Encouraging signs suggested the recession was bottoming out
noun

The lowest point or part of something.

Usage examples:

The bottom of the page
adjective

In the lowest position.

Usage examples:

The books on the bottom shelf

Bottomland

ˈbɒtəmland

Meanings of Bottomland:

noun

Low-lying land, typically by a river.

Usage examples:

On a fine bottomland

Bottomless

ˈbɒtəmlɪs

Meanings of Bottomless:

adjective

Without a bottom.

Usage examples:

Plant mint in a bottomless bucket sunk into the ground

Meanings of Bottomless-pit:

noun

Something that seems to have no limits, especially in how much money needs to be spent on it

Usage examples:

We'll be pouring money into a bottomless pit if we try to keep that factory open., i seemed to have…

Meanings of Bottomlessly:

adverb

Unfathomably; endlessly, inexhaustibly.

Meanings of Bottomlessness:

noun

The state or quality of being bottomless.

Meanings of Bottommost:

adjective

Lowest in place or rank.

Usage examples:

He examined the bottom-most layers of the sediment

Bottomry

ˈbɒtəmri

Meanings of Bottomry:

noun

A system of merchant insurance in which a ship is used as security against a loan to finance a voyage, the lender losing their money if the ship sinks.

Usage examples:

Some of the more technical errors, like confusing ‘bottomry’ loans (on ships) with ‘respondentia’ l…

Bottoms

ˈbɒtəm

Meanings of Bottoms:

noun

The lowest point or part of something.

Usage examples:

The bottom of the page
verb

(of a situation) reach the lowest point before stabilizing or improving.

Usage examples:

Encouraging signs suggested the recession was bottoming out
adjective

In the lowest position.

Usage examples:

The books on the bottom shelf

Meanings of Bottoms-up:

idiom

Sometimes said by people in a friendly way just before drinking an alcoholic drink together

Meanings of Botuliform:

adjective

Having a cylindrical form with rounded ends; shaped like a sausage.

Botulin

ˈbɒtjʊlɪn

Meanings of Botulin:

noun

The bacterial toxin involved in botulism.

Usage examples:

They also suggest that the drug could be mass-produced and stockpiled as a deterrent to the use of …

Meanings of Botulinal:

adjective

Designating the bacteria or toxins that cause botulism; of or relating to these bacteria or toxins.

Botulism

ˈbɒtʃ.ə.lɪ.zəm

Meanings of Botulism:

noun

Food poisoning caused by a bacterium growing on improperly sterilized tinned meats and other preserved foods.

Usage examples:

Dr edmiston explained how anthrax, smallpox variola virus, botulism, and pneumonic plague fit the c…

Boubou

ˈbuːbuː

Meanings of Boubou:

noun

An african bush shrike (songbird) with the upper parts mainly blackish in colour. it is noted for the duet of bell-like calls produced by the male and female together.

Usage examples:

The heavy air vibrates with cooing of doves and the creaking-gate single note of the tropical boubou.

Meanings of Boubous:

noun

An african bush shrike (songbird) with the upper parts mainly blackish in colour. it is noted for the duet of bell-like calls produced by the male and female together.

Usage examples:

The heavy air vibrates with cooing of doves and the creaking-gate single note of the tropical boubou.

Meanings of Bouche:

noun

A small dish served before a meal or between the courses (= parts served separately) of a meal

Usage examples:

My dinner began with an amuse-bouche of fresh pea soup, followed by a starter of roasted langoustin…

Bouchees

buːˈʃeɪ

Meanings of Bouchees:

noun

A small pastry with a sweet or savoury filling.

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