low-level
low-level low-level adj. 1. weak; not intense; as, low-level radiation. [WordNet 1.5]

2. lower in rank or importance. [Narrower terms: {adjunct, assistant}; {associate(prenominal) ; {buck ; {deputy(prenominal), proxy(prenominal) ; {subject, dependent ; {subservient ] [Narrower terms: {under(prenominal) ; {ruled ; {secondary ] Also See {inferior}, s{ubordinate}. Antonym: {dominant}.

Syn: subordinate. [WordNet 1.5]

3. at a low level in rank or importance; as, a low-level job; low-level discussions. [WordNet 1.5]

4. occurring at a relatively low altitude; as, a low-level strafing run; low-level bombing. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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