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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2018:

Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
IngleseItaliano
low adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (not extending or placed high)basso agg
 This room has low ceilings.
 Questa stanza ha dei soffitti bassi.
low adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (below normal level)basso agg
 The standard of entries in this year's competition is very low.
 Lo standard dei concorrenti quest'anno è molto basso.
low adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (pitch, tone: dull or deep) (suono, tonalità)basso, grave agg
 Do you hear that low hum?
 Hai sentito quel ronzio basso?
low adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (quiet)basso agg
 She spoke into his ear in a very low voice.
 Gli ha parlato all'orecchio con voce molto bassa.
low adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (supplies: running out)scarso agg
  scarseggiare vi
 Supplies of toilet paper are getting low.
 Le scorte di carta igienica sono scarse.
 La carta igienica scarseggia.
low adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (price, etc.: modest) (prezzi)basso, stracciato agg
 The shop is selling jeans at a very low price.
 Il negozio vende jeans a prezzo molto basso.
low adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (underhand, devious)basso, meschino, abietto, immorale agg
 Low tactics like cheating your customers will make you a lot of enemies.
 Ingannare i clienti è una tattica bassa che ti procurerà molti nemici.
low advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (not very high up)basso agg
 The plane flew low over the houses.
 L'aeroplano volava basso sulle case.
low advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (down: to or in a low position)in basso loc avv
  giù avv
  (informale)in giù loc avv
 He bent down low to kiss his child.
 Si è piegato in basso per baciare il suo bambino.
 
Traduzioni aggiuntive
IngleseItaliano
low adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (depressed)abbattuto, depresso, abbacchiato, avvilito agg
 I'm feeling low today after hearing the bad news.
 Mi sento abbattuto oggi dopo aver sentito le brutte notizie.
low adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (humble, inferior)basso, umile, modesto agg
 She was from a low caste.
 Veniva da una casta bassa.
low adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (negative, unfavourable)basso agg
 I have a low opinion of people like him.
 Ho una bassa opinione delle persone come lui.
low adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (vulgar)volgare agg
 I don't want you using low language like that around the children.
 Non voglio che usi un linguaggio così volgare quando ci sono i bambini.
low adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (gear: lower)basso agg
 We put the car into low gear to climb the hill.
 Abbiamo messo alla macchina una marcia bassa per affrontare la salita.
low adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (sun: setting)basso agg
 The sun was low and about to set.
 Il sole era basso e stava quasi per tramontare.
low adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (sun: starting to rise) (sole)basso agg
  sull'orizzonte loc agg
 It was early morning, and the sun was still low.
 Era mattina presto e il sole era ancora basso.
low advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (in a quiet voice)a voce bassa loc avv
 He spoke low so nobody could hear.
 Parlava a voce bassa cosicché nessuno sentisse.
low advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (at a low pitch)a tono basso loc avv
 I hope you sing bass because you need to sing this song very low.
 Spero che tu abbia una voce da basso perché devi cantare questa canzone a tono molto basso.
low advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (at a low price)basso avv
 The rule with stocks is: buy low, sell high!
 Con le azioni la regola è: compra basso e vendi alto!
low nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (minimum)più basso agg
  minimo nm
 The stock hit a record low for the year.
 Le azioni ha raggiunto il record più basso dell'anno.
 Le azioni ha raggiunto il minimo dell'anno.
low nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (weather: depression) (meteorologia)depressione nf
 There is a low centred over the Atlantic, causing storms.
 C'è una depressione centrata sull'Atlantico che provoca delle tempeste.
low nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (moo)muggito nm
  mugghio nm
 The cow gave a low when she saw her calf.
 La mucca emise un muggito quando vide il suo vitello.
low viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (moo)muggire vi
 The cattle were lowing.
 Il bestiame muggiva.
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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2018:

Compound Forms/Forme composte
IngleseItaliano
area of low pressure nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (area where atmospheric pressure is low)area di bassa pressione
 A stationary area of low pressure over the Great Lakes has brought us a week of rain and fog.
bas-relief nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. Gallicism (raised sculpture effect)bassorilievo nm
 The pattern is carved in bas-relief on the temple wall.
high and low advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (all over the place, everywhere) (dovunque)per mari e per monti avv
 I searched high and low for my glasses but couldn't find them.
 Ho cercato gli occhiali per mari e per monti ed erano nella loro custodia.
hunt high and low viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (search everywhere)cercare per mari e per monti vtr
 I hunted high and low for my keys, but they were nowhere to be found.
 Ho cercato le mie chiavi per mari e per monti, ma non le trovo da nessuna parte.
lay [sb] low v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (overcome, incapacitate)sopraffare vtr
  (figurato)stendere vtr
LF nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. initialism (low frequency)LF abbr
LF n as adjnoun as adjective: Describes another noun--for example, "boat race," "dogfood." initialism (low frequency)LF agg invar
lie low v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (not draw attention to yourself)tenere un basso profilo, avere un profilo basso vtr
low achiever nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (unsuccessful person)incapace, inetto nm
 Stuart was a low achiever when he was at school.
low angle nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (camera: low down)basso nm
Nota: hyphen used when term is an adj before a noun
 The actor was filmed from a low angle which made him look very tall.
low angle,
low-angle
n as adjnoun as adjective: Describes another noun--for example, "boat race," "dogfood."
(shot: from low down)dal basso loc agg
 The photographer used a low-angle shot to emphasize the model's height.
low blood count nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (low number of cells in [sb]'s blood)emoglobina bassa nf
 A low blood count may indicate that you have anaemia.
low blood pressure nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (hypotension)bassa pressione nf
 Low blood pressure can make you feel dizzy.
 La bassa pressione può farti venire giramenti di testa.
low cal,
low-cal
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
informal, abbreviation (containing few calories)ipocalorico agg
Nota: A hyphen is used when the adjective precedes the noun
 Low-cal yoghurts contain few calories.
low calorie,
low-calorie
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(containing few calories)ipocalorico agg
Nota: A hyphen is used when the adjective precedes the noun
 The best way to lose weight is to go on a low-calorie diet and do plenty of exercise.
 Il modo migliore per perdere peso è una dieta ipocalorica e fare tanto esercizio.
low carb,
low-carb
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
informal (containing few carbohydrates)a basso contenuto di carboidrati
 A low-carb diet is an effective way of losing weight.
Low Church nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (branch of the Anglican Church) (chiesa anglicana)Low Church nf
 The Low Church has its roots in the 18th Century.
low class,
low-class
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(indicating social status)popolare agg
  (di persona)di bassa estrazione sociale
 After he lost his job they had to move to a low-class neighbourhood near the railway station.
 Quando perse il lavoro dovettero trasferirsi in un quartiere popolare nei pressi della stazione.
low class,
low-class
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
figurative (base, vulgar)scadente agg
  di bassa qualità
  (informale)di bassa lega
Nota: hyphen used when term is an adj before a noun
 The white establishment regarded jazz as a form of low-class entertainment.
 Il white establishment considerava il jazz come una forma di intrattenimento di bassa qualità.
low clearance nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (bridge, etc.: too low for heavy vehicles)altezza libera limitata nf
 He knew his truck was 14 feet 6 inches high, but stupidly he ignored the sign "Low clearance - 14 feet.".
 Sapeva che il suo camion era alto 14 piedi e 6 pollici, stupidamente ignorò il cartello "Altezza libera limitata 14 piedi".
low comedy (bawdy comedy)commedia popolare nf
low cost nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (cheap price)costo basso nm
  economicità nf
 The tablet's advantages are its low cost and user-friendly design.
 I vantaggi del tablet sono il costo basso e il design facile da usare.
low cost,
low-cost
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(cheap, budget)a basso costo, economico agg
Nota: A hyphen is used when the term is an adjective that precedes the noun
 You can save money by booking a low-cost flight.
 Ho scelto di volare con una compagnia a basso costo.
Low Countries (geography)Paesi Bassi nmpl
low fat,
low-fat
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(food: skimmed, light) (yogurt, latte)magro agg
  (yogurt, latte)light agg
  (generico)povero di grassi agg
  a basso tenore di grassi loc agg
Nota: A hyphen is used when the adjective precedes the noun
 Many low-fat foods contain more sugar than their full-fat equivalents.
 Molti cibi a basso tenore di grassi contengono più zucchero rispetto ai loro equivalenti ad alto tenore di grassi.
low frequency nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (radio waves: 30-300 MHz) (radiofrequenze)bassa frequenza nf
 The messages to the submarines were transmitted on low frequency.
low frequency,
low-frequency
n as adjnoun as adjective: Describes another noun--for example, "boat race," "dogfood."
(radio waves of 30-300 MHz) (radiofrequenze)a bassa frequenza loc agg
Nota: A hyphen is used when the adjective precedes the noun
 Electronic circuits always leak small amounts of low-frequency radio waves.
low frequency,
low-frequency
n as adjnoun as adjective: Describes another noun--for example, "boat race," "dogfood."
(not occurring often)con bassa frequenza, con scarsa frequenza loc agg
 This type of injury is a low-frequency event.
low grade,
low-grade
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(inferior)di bassa qualità
  basso, leggero agg
Nota: hyphen used when term is an adj before a noun
 Low-grade uranium ore must be enriched before it can fuel a reactor. Sometimes a cold can be accompanied by a low-grade fever.
 L'uranio di bassa qualità deve essere arricchito prima di poter essere usato come combustibile per un reattore.
 A volte il raffreddore può essere accompagnato da febbre bassa.
low grade,
low-grade
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(fever: slight) (febbre: poche linee)leggero agg
 A low-grade fever is a common symptom of influenza.
 Una febbre leggera è un sintomo comune dell'influenza.
low grade nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (school: poor mark)voto basso, punteggio basso nm
 I always got low grades in physics and chemistry.
 Avevo sempre voti bassi in fisica e chimica.
low impact,
low-impact
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(not too forceful)a basso impatto loc avv
Nota: hyphen used when term is an adj before a noun
 She practices low-impact aerobics, to avoid injury.
 Pratica aerobica a basso impatto per evitare lesioni.
low impact,
low-impact
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
US (without great effect on environment)a basso impatto ambientale
 Nowadays, more people are leading a low-impact lifestyle by using materials and resources more efficiently.
low interest adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (finance: cheap loan)basso interesse nm
 Students can apply for a low-interest loan to cover their tuition fees.
 Gli studenti possono richiedere un prestito a basso interesse per coprire le relative tasse scolastiche.
low IQ nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (lack of intelligence)basso QI nm
 Having a low IQ has never been a barrier to a career in politics.
 Avere un basso QI non è mai stato un ostacolo per fare carriera in politica.
low key,
low-key
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(light, colour: subtle, subdued) (colore, luce)tenue, smorzato agg
Nota: A hyphen is used when the adjective precedes the noun
 The colour of this carpet is very low key.
 Il colore di questo tappeto è molto tenue.
low key,
low-key
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
figurative (not ostentatious)di basso profilo loc agg
 The party was just a low-key affair with a few friends.
 La festa fu semplicemente una riunione di basso profilo con pochi amici.
Low Mass nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (Christian ceremony: recited, not sung)messa bassa nf
 The priest conducted a Low Mass.
low mood nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (depression)morale basso nm
  essere giù di morale
 Bethany was in a low mood after the death of her mother.
low neckline nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (women's clothing: front that is cut low) (abbigliamento)scollatura profonda nf
 Sylvia was wearing a red evening gown with a low neckline.
low notes nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (music: deep or bass notes)note basse nfpl
 My father had an amazingly powerful baritone voice; when he hit those low notes, the windows would rattle all through the house.
 Mio padre aveva una bellissima voce baritonale e riusciva a cantare delle note molto basse.
low on [sth] adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (lacking in [sth])a corto di loc avv
  poco agg
 We are low on toilet paper.
 Abbiamo poca carta igienica.
 Siamo a corto di carta igienica.
low opinion nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (disapproval, dislike)bassa considerazione, scarsa opinione nf
 I have a low opinion of that storekeeper because he cheats his customers.
 Ho una bassa considerazione di quel negoziante perché truffa i clienti.
low performer nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sb] who fails to achieve)persona scarsamente efficace
 The student was a low performer in his English class.
low performer nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (stock with low return on investment) (finanza)titolo dalla remunerazione scarsa
 Shares in the company proved to be a slow performer on the stock market.
low pitch nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (music: deep or bass frequency) (musica)nota grave, nota bassa nf
  (suoni)bassa frequenza nf
 Tony sang the song in a low pitch.
low pitched adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (sound: having a low frequency) (suono)basso agg
Nota: hyphen used when term is an adj before a noun
the low point nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (least happy time)il punto più basso nm
  (figurato)il fondo nm
a low point nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (unhappy moment, time)periodo infelice, periodo difficile nm
 James was at a low point at that time because he had just split up with his girlfriend.
low price nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (small or reduced cost)prezzo basso, prezzo ridotto nm
 A low price doesn't always mean lack of quality, but it's a good indicator.
 Un prezzo basso non sempre significa mancanza di qualità ma è un buon indicatore.
low priority nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sth] not considered urgent)bassa priorità nf
 Paying your rent on time should not be a low priority.
 Pagare l'affitto puntualmente non dovrebbe essere una bassa priorità.
low profile nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (being inconspicuous)basso profilo nm
  non dare nell'occhio v
 After the argument I kept a low profile for a few days. Spies tend to keep a low profile to avoid attention.
 Dopo il litigio tenni un basso profilo per qualche giorno. Le spie tendono a mantenere un basso profilo per non dare nell'occhio.
low quality nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (inferiority)scarsa qualità, bassa qualità nf
Nota: A hyphen is used when the term is an adjective that precedes the noun
 His work was of low quality, and customers rarely employed his services a second time.
 Il suo lavoro era di scarsa qualità e i clienti raramente richiedevano i suoi servizi una seconda volta.
low quality,
low-quality
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(inferior, poor)scarso agg
  di bassa qualità loc agg
 Low-quality electronics stop working soon after you buy them.
 I prodotti elettronici di bassa qualità smettono di funzionare subito dopo che li hai comprati.
low risk nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (involving little danger)basso rischio nm
 I have a low risk pregnancy.
 Ho una gravidanza a basso rischio.
low road figurative (unscrupulous method)cattiva strada nf
Nota: comportamento immorale e senza scrupoli
low season nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (least popular time of year)bassa stagione nf
 Hotel prices are much cheaper in the low season.
low sodium diet,
low-sodium diet
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(regimen which restricts salt intake)dieta iposodica nf
 Food tastes bland for the first few days of a low sodium diet.
 All'inizio di una dieta iposodica tutti i cibi sembrano insapori.
low spirits nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (depressed mood)giù di morale, giù di corda avv
 I could tell he was in low spirits by the look on his face. I try not to let my low spirits affect other people.
 Gli si vedeva in faccia che era giù di morale. Quando sono giù di corda cerco di non farlo pesare agli altri.
low-tech adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal, abbreviation (low-technology)a bassa tecnologia loc agg
  low tech agg invar
 Low-tech solutions to problems are sometimes more appropriate in developing countries.
low tech nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal, abbreviation (low technology)bassa tecnologia nf
  low tech nm
Nota: A hyphen is used when the term is an adjective.
 Low tech is often easier to repair than high tech because it involves fewer parts.
low technology nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (basic technological methods)low tech, bassa tecnologia nf
 Low technology, for example a pair of glasses, does not need a power source.
low tide nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (sea's tide at lowest elevation)bassa marea nf
 At low tide, you can see a wrecked ship sticking out of the sand.
 Con la bassa marea si può vedere il relitto di una nave che spunta dalla sabbia.
low visibility,
low-visibility
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(being inconspicuous) (figurato: che non si distingue)scarsa visibilità nf
Nota: hyphen used when term is an adj before a noun
 The politician kept a low visibility for several months after the scandal.
low visibility,
low-visibility
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(short range of vision)scarsa visibilità nf
 Due to low visibility caused by heavy fog, many flights from Heathrow Airport were delayed.
low vision nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (visual impairment, poor sight)problemi di vista
 Amanda's low vision prevents her from driving a car.
low voice nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (subdued voice: murmur or whisper)a bassa voce avv
 He revealed his plan in a low voice so as not to be overheard. He spoke in such a low voice that I could barely hear him.
 Rivelò il suo piano a bassa voce, in modo da non essere sentito. Parlò così a bassa voce che potevo a malapena sentirlo.
low voice nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (voice lower end of sound range)voce profonda nf
 Men typically have low voices and women have higher ones.
 Gli uomini solitamente hanno la voce profonda e le donne ce l'hanno più alta.
low water nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (water: lowest level)bassa marea nf
low yield nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (finance: low return)basso rendimento nm
 The investment had a low yield of just 1.4%.
 L'investimento ha prodotto un basso rendimento solamente dell'1,4%.
low-budget adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (small amount of funds)dal budget ridotto loc agg
  economico agg
  a buon prezzo loc agg
 Camping is a low-budget option for holidaymakers.
low-calorie diet nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (regimen which restricts calorie intake)dieta ipocalorica, dieta a basso regime calorico nf
 I went on a low-calorie diet to lose weight.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. Se vuoi dimagrire devi seguire una dieta ipocalorica e fare molto esercizio fisico.
low-carbohydrate diet nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (regimen which restricts carbohydrate intake)dieta a basso contenuto di carboidrati nf
 No potatoes for me, thanks – I'm on a low-carbohydrate diet. She's trying this new low-carbohydrate diet to see if it will help her lose some weight.
 Niente patate per me, grazie: sto seguendo una dieta a basso contenuto di carboidrati.
low-cost airline nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (cheap air travel company)compagnia aerea low cost
 Steve became a millionaire after setting up a low-cost airline.
low-cut adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (clothing: low neckline)scollato agg
 Eva is wearing a low-cut evening gown.
low-density adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (buildings: spread out)a bassa densità loc agg
low-density adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (not concentrated)a bassa densità loc agg
low-down adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." slang (base, sneaky)subdolo agg
 That low-down thief stole my wallet!
low-fat milk nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (skimmed dairy product)latte scremato nm
 Low-fat milk contains 1% milk fat.
low-flying adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (flying at low altitude)che vola basso, che vola a bassa quota loc agg
 People living near the airbase are complaining about the noise produced by low-flying aircraft.
low-growing,
low growing
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(plant: not tall)che cresce poco loc avv
Nota: hyphen omitted when term is an adj after a noun
 I need to put low-growing plants along this wall so I can open the windows above them.
 Devo mettere piante che crescono poco lungo questo muro così potrò aprire le finestre lì sopra.
low-hanging fruit nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (easiest task)l'opzione più facile nf
 Most people answer the easiest questions in the quiz first; in other words, they pick the low-hanging fruit.
low-income,
low income
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(of or on low earnings)a basso reddito, che guadagna poco
Nota: hyphen omitted when term is an adj after a noun
 This apartment complex is geared to low-income families.
 Questo complesso di appartamenti è pensato per famiglie a basso reddito.
low-level adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (basic level)di livello base loc agg
 Introductory Physical Science is a low-level course.
low-level language nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (computer code) (informatica)linguaggio di basso livello, linguaggio a basso livello
 Assembly language is a typical example of a low-level language.
 Il linguaggio di programmazione a basso livello è quello che più si avvicina al linguaggio macchina.
low-lying adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (land: low elevation)basso agg
  a bassa quota loc agg
low-maintenance,
low maintenance
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(requiring little attention or upkeep)a bassa manutenzione loc agg
Nota: hyphen omitted when term is an adj after a noun
 My garden of native plants is low-maintenance compared to the usual lawn. I'm grateful to have a fairly low-maintenance girlfriend.
 Il mio giardino di piante locali è a bassa manutenzione paragonato ai soliti giardini.
low-minded adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (vulgar, coarse)volgare, rozzo agg
low-paid,
low paid
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(job: poorly remunerated)sottopagato agg
Nota: hyphen omitted when term is an adj after a noun
 Teaching is a low-paid job in Argentina.
 L'insegnamento è un lavoro sottopagato in Argentina.
low-paid,
low paid
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(worker: earning little)sottopagato agg
 She was low-paid when she worked as a hairdresser.
 Quando lavorava come parrucchiera era sottopagata.
low-powered,
low powered
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(less powerful than usual)di bassa potenza loc agg
Nota: A hyphen is used when the adjective precedes the noun
low-powered,
low powered
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(using less energy than usual)a consumo ridotto loc agg
Nota: A hyphen is used when the adjective precedes the noun
low-priced adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (cheap)economico agg
  a buon prezzo loc agg
low-profile adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." literal (taking little space)salvaspazio agg invar
 These low-profile lids take up 23% less space in shipping containers.
low-profile adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (inconspicuous)dal basso profilo loc agg
  che non si fa notare loc agg
low-ranking adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (near bottom of range)nella parte bassa della classifica, nella parte bassa della graduatoria loc agg
  di basso grado, di basso livello loc agg
low-rent n as adjnoun as adjective: Describes another noun--for example, "boat race," "dogfood." (cheap to rent)economico agg
low-rent n as adjnoun as adjective: Describes another noun--for example, "boat race," "dogfood." (of inferior quality)scadente, mediocre agg
low-rise adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (building: short)basso agg
low-rise nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (building)edificio basso nm
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