low level

low-level

[loh-lev-uhl]
adjective
1.
undertaken by or composed of members having a low status: a low-level discussion.
2.
having low status: low-level personnel.
3.
undertaken at or from a low altitude: low-level bombing.
4.
Linguistics. occurring or operating at the phonetic level of linguistic representation or analysis: low-level rules governing assimilation.

Origin:
1880–85

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low-level

adjective
1. not intense; "low-level radiation" 
2. lower in rank or importance [syn: subordinate] [ant: dominant
3. at a low level in rank or importance; "a low-level job"; "low-level discussions" 
4. occurring at a relatively low altitude; "a low-level strafing run" 
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