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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
- The Downward Spiral
is the second studio album
by American industrial
rock band Nine Inch Nails, released
8, 1994, by Nothing Records
is the fourth studio album
by the Champaign, Illinois alternative
rock band Hum. Downward
in 1997, and...
Dog Pose or Downward
-facing Dog Pose, also called
Adho Mukha Shvanasana
(Sanskrit: अधोमुखश्वानासन; IAST: Adho Mukha
Śvānāsana), is an inversion...
is an English
surname. Notable people
with the surname
include: Alfred Downward
(1847–1930), Australian politician Herbert Downward
- achieved status characteristics
in a society. The movement
can be in a downward
mobility, such as education
to the Earth
is a 1970 science fiction novel
by American writer Robert
Silverberg. It is a tale of the quest
- Ernest Miller Hemingway
(July 21, 1899 – July 2, 1961) was an American
novelist, short-story writer, journalist, and sportsman. His economical
- In firearms, downward ejecting refers
to firearms which eject spent cases downward
from the firearm's receiver, rather
than the more conventional
- Backward compatibility
compatibility) is a property
of a system, product, or technology
- Downward stroke
can mean: In handwriting, a downward stroke
is a ballistic stroke having
a direction toward
the feet and/or...
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