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Alow is sometimes a misspelling of allow.

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Definition of the adjective alow

What does alow mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. [nautical] in the lower part of the rigging, or on the decks

Definition of the adverb alow

What does alow mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?


  1. [nautical] below; towards the lower part of the rigging, or towards the decks

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Google previewNick Baker's British Wildlife (2006)

by Nick Baker

Alow is a yood time to look out for lots of action at your local heronry. RIG/IT.- Greylay Goose The oriyinal yoose from which all domesticated varieties / except Chinese Goose) are descended.

Google previewPassive Sampling Techniques in Environmental Monitoring (2007)

by Richard Greenwood, Graham Mills, Bran Vrana

aLow means 10% percentile. bHigh means 90% percentile. cKOW values as collected by Booij et al. [25] dOnly data twice the detection limit were used. eLess than 60 datapoints generally means that other data are below twice DL. fAlso data ...

Google previewThe Encyclopædia Britannica (1893)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature

The name bun alow is a corruption of the native word bangla, “ ngalese,” and probabl refers to the first district where the form of bui ding was noticed by Europeans. Dale-bungalows are houses for travelers, constructed at intervals of from 12 to ...

Google previewDictionary of Early English (1955)

by Joseph T. Shipley

almuten alow almous. The almonry (see ambry) was the place where the alms were distributed; also almosery. Cavendish in THE LYFFE AND DEATH OF CARDYNAL WOOLSEY (1557) wrote: Now let us retorne agayn unto the almosyner, ...

Google previewThe Sailor's Illustrated Dictionary (2001)

by Tom Lenfestey, Thompson Lenfestey

"Studding sails are set alow and aloft." (2) Below decks. "All hands! Lay alow!" alphabet code See PHONETIC ALPHABET. altar n. A step in a drydock now associated with support for the wale shores. The altars usually all but surround the ...

Google previewA Naval Encyclopaedia: Comprising a Dictionary of Nautical Words and Phrases (1884)

Biographical Notices, and Records of Naval Officers; Special Articles on Naval Art and Science

See ALow. LAY ALorT! The command...

Alow. Below. All sail alow and aloft is all plain sail and stun'-sails. Alphabet Telegraph. An apparatus which marks s mbols ...

Google previewAbbreviations Dictionary, Tenth Edition (2001)

by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen

alnmt alignment alnot alert notice ALNP Abraham Lincoln National Park ALNZ Air League of New Zealand alo axiolinguoclusal alo' alow Alo Alonso ALO Accreditation Liaison Officer; ...

Google previewThe English Dialect Dictionary, Being the Complete Vocabulary of All Dialect Words Still in Use, Or Known to Have Been in Use During the Last Two Hundred Years: F-M (1900)

by Joseph Wright

alow, (:2) in low, aflame, ablaze, on fire; also usedfi . ; (3) to la e a low, to catch fire, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of International Relations and Global Politics (2013)

by Martin Griffiths

alow. politics« which were far less worthy of study. Itwas not untilthe 1970s that events suchasUS PresidentRichard Nixon«s decisionto suspend theconvertibility of theUSdollar intogold,the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries« ...

Google previewAn Encyclopedia of Philosophy (2012)

by G.H.R. Parkinson

alow«,. acommon«,. abad«. isonlya subsequently-invented pale, contrasting image in relation toits positive basic concept ̧ 7 Furthermore, thehigh-born ...

Google previewA Critical Dictionary of Sociology (2002)

by Raymond Boudon, Francois Bourricaud

alow. educational attainment«. 0In a case like this we would create a sample of school pupils classified according to the two criteria (disadvantaged/advantaged background, high/low attainment) and examine the distribution of these two ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Contemporary Politics of Central America and the Caribbean (2015)

by Phil Gunson, Greg Chamberlain, Andrew Thompson

alow. level« talks were held in Madrid between the government and the guerrillas , with army officers present as observers, but these were accompanied by an intensification of military activities on both sides. The URNG had proposed the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Stylistics (2014)

by Katie Wales

alow«. or popular sub-genres (e.g. epistle, travelogue, horror story) may become incorporated. Such innovations and others are said to be canonized, elevated to the (new) literary NORM (Viktor Shklovsky 1925). But, ironically, the very ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Rhetoric and Composition (2011)

Communication from Ancient Times to the Information Age by Theresa Enos

®alow. down way of taking people in. ̄ This characterization reveals the Greek suspicion ofironyas an abusive and deceptive useof language; anyone who practiced eironeia was an eiron¦a dissembler. In the Ethics, Aristotle distinguished ...

Google previewA Popular Dictionary of Paganism (2013)

by Joanne Pearson

alow«. magic, tending towards thesequential and processual, magic performed as part of ongoing ritual continuity. This.

Google previewDictionary of Policing (2013)

by Tim Newburn, Peter Neyroud

alow«. policeand aahigh« police(Brodeur 1983). In Napoleonic France,the Police Minister distinguished between policing functions concernedwith the socialorder ofthestreets (incivilities such as prostitution or neighbour disputes) ...

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Alow Meaning

Video shows what alow means. Low down.. Towards the lower part of a vessel, towards the lower rigging or the decks.. Alow Meaning. How to pronounce ...

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Scrabble value of A1L1O1W4

The value of this 4-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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