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Definition of Downward
DownwardDownward Down"ward, Downwards Down"wards, adv. [AS.
ad?nweard. See Down, adv., and -ward.]
1. From a higher place to a lower; in a descending course;
as, to tend, move, roll, look, or take root, downward or
downwards. ``Looking downwards.' --Pope.
Their heads they downward bent. --Drayton.
2. From a higher to a lower condition; toward misery,
humility, disgrace, or ruin.
And downward fell into a groveling swine. --Milton.
3. From a remote time; from an ancestor or predecessor; from
one to another in a descending line.
A ring the county wears, That downward hath
descended in his house, From son to son, some four
or five descents. --Shak.
Downward Down"ward, a.
1. Moving or extending from a higher to a lower place;
tending toward the earth or its center, or toward a lower
With downward force That drove the sand along he
took his way. --Dryden.
2. Descending from a head, origin, or source; as, a downward
line of descent.
3. Tending to a lower condition or state; depressed;
dejected; as, downward thoughts. --Sir P. Sidney.
Meaning of Downward from wikipedia
is an English
surname. Notable people
with the surname
include: Alfred Downward
(1847–1930), Australian politician Herbert Downward
- The Downward Spiral
is the second studio album
by American industrial
rock band Nine Inch Nails, released
8, 1994 by Nothing Records
in the United...
- In firearms, downward ejecting refers
to firearms which eject spent cases downward
from the firearm's receiver, rather
than the more conventional
is the fourth studio album
by the Champaign, Illinois alternative
rock band Hum. Downward
in 1997, and...
- Downward stroke
can mean: In handwriting, a downward stroke
is a ballistic stroke having
a direction toward
the feet and/or...
- achieved status characteristics
in a society. The movement
can be in a downward
mobility, such as education
- misplaced vowels
or missing conjuncts instead
Dog Pose or Downward
-facing Dog Pose, also called
Adho Mukha Shvanasana
- Backward compatibility
compatibility) is a property
of an operating
system, product, or technology
at 160 °C (320 °F). Methods
of air removal
include: Downward displacement
(or gravity-type) As steam enters
the chamber, it fills
- Ernest Miller Hemingway
(July 21, 1899 – July 2, 1961) was an American
novelist, short-story writer, and journalist. His economical
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