I. noun Date: 1994 Down syndrome — usually used attributively <
a Down baby
II. geographical name 1. district SE Northern Ireland, established 1974 area 250 square miles (650 square kilometers), population 57,511 2. traditional county SE Northern Ireland

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  • Down — Down, adv. [For older adown, AS. ad[=u]n, ad[=u]ne, prop., from or off the hill. See 3d {Down}, and cf. {Adown}, and cf. {Adown}.] 1. In the direction of gravity or toward the center of the earth; toward or in a lower place or position; below;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Down — may refer to: Relative direction, where down is the direction towards the centre of gravity of a celestial object. Railroad directions, where down and up have locally significant meanings Down feather, a soft bird feather frequently used in… …   Wikipedia

  • down — down1 [doun] adv. [ME doun < adune, adown < OE adune, ofdune, from the hill < a , of , off, from + dune, dat. of dun, hill: see DOWN3] 1. from a higher to a lower place; toward the ground 2. in, on, or to a lower position or level;… …   English World dictionary

  • Down — /down/, n. 1. a county in SW Northern Ireland. 311,876; 952 sq. mi. (2466 sq. km). Co. seat: Downpatrick. 2. an administrative district in this county. 49,500; 253 sq. mi. (654 sq. km). * * * I District (pop., 1999 est.: 63,800), Northern Ireland …   Universalium

  • Down — ([daʊn], engl. unten, herunter, herab, nieder) steht für: eine Grafschaft in Nordirland, siehe County Down einen District in Nordirland, siehe Down (District) eine Genommutation beim Menschen, siehe Down Syndrom (Trisomie 21) einen Quark, siehe… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Down — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Down puede referirse a: el síndrome de Down, un síndrome genético; John Langdon Haydon Down, médico que describió las características del síndrome genético; Condado de Down, ubicado en la zona meridional de Irlanda… …   Wikipedia Español

  • down — Ⅰ. down [1] ► ADVERB 1) towards or in a lower place or position. 2) to or at a lower level or value. 3) so as to lie flush or flat. 4) in or into a weaker or worse position, mood, or condition. 5) to a smaller amount or size, or a simpler or more …   English terms dictionary

  • Down — Down, a. 1. Downcast; as, a down look. [R.] [1913 Webster] 2. Downright; absolute; positive; as, a down denial. [Obs.] Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] 3. Downward; going down; sloping; as, a down stroke; a down grade; a down train on a railway. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Down — Down: Музыка Down метал группа из США, основанная в 1991 году в Новом Орлеане Альбомы Down (альбом Sentenced) Down (альбом The Jesus Lizard) Песни Down (песня Blink 182) Down (песня Джея Шона) Down песня американской группы альтернативного рока… …   Википедия

  • Down — Down, prep. [From {Down}, adv.] 1. In a descending direction along; from a higher to a lower place upon or within; at a lower place in or on; as, down a hill; down a well. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence: Towards the mouth of a river; towards the sea; as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • down — 〈[ daʊn] Adj.; nur präd.; umg.〉 1. erschöpft, bedrückt, niedergeschlagen 2. 〈Drogenszene〉 nach Drogenkonsum ermattet ● ich bin vollkommen down [engl., eigtl. „unten“] * * * Down [daʊn; engl. = unten]; Symbol: d: Phantasiename für ein ↑ Quark… …   Universal-Lexikon

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