Rising billion: These are the poorest people on Earth, the so-called bottom billion.
In the shorter term, the bottom line is that the pill, like all modern medicine, allows our bodies to defy nature.
For all his new-media cool, at bottom Hadley is an old-school relationship executive.
The bottom is that you just can't get to 20 percent rate reductions by eliminating loopholes.
Or was it one to be placed firmly in the bottom drawer of memory, the lock secured, and the key thrown away?
The hollow in the bottom of which Saint-Jory is built was changed into a lake.
Presently Percival found himself again at the bottom of the shaft.
Well had it been said that Loki was at the bottom of all the misfortunes that ever befell in Asgard.
Had the dead come back from the bottom of the sea to expose him?
But she would get to the bottom of that matter later: Philip engaged her attention now.
Old English botm, bodan "ground, soil, foundation, lowest part," from Proto-Germanic *buthm- (cf. Old Frisian boden "soil," Old Norse botn, Dutch bodem, Old High German bodam, German Boden "ground, earth, soil"), from PIE root *bhu(n)d(h)- (cf. Sanskrit budhnah, Avestan buna- "bottom," Greek pythmen "foundation," Latin fundus "bottom, piece of land, farm," Old Irish bond "sole of the foot"). Meaning "posterior of a person" is from 1794. Bottom dollar "the last dollar one has" is from 1882. Bottom-feeder, originally of fishes, is from 1866.
1540s, "to put a bottom on," from bottom (n.). Meaning "to reach the bottom of" is from 1808 (earlier figuratively, 1785). Related: Bottomed; bottoming.
The buttocks; ass (1790s+)