(a.) Downright; absolute; positive; as, a down denial.
(a.) Downward; going down; sloping; as, a down stroke; a down grade; a down train on a railway.
(n.) Fine, soft, hairy outgrowth from the skin or surface of animals or plants, not matted and fleecy like wool
(n.) The soft under feathers of birds. They have short stems with soft rachis and bards and long threadlike barbules, without hooklets.
(n.) The pubescence of plants; the hairy crown or envelope of the seeds of certain plants, as of the thistle.
(n.) The soft hair of the face when beginning to appear.
(n.) That which is made of down, as a bed or pillow; that which affords ease and repose, like a bed of down
(v. t.) To cover, ornament, line, or stuff with down.
(prep.) A bank or rounded hillock of sand thrown up by the wind along or near the shore; a flattish-topped hill; -- usually in the plural.
(prep.) A tract of poor, sandy, undulating or hilly land near the sea, covered with fine turf which serves chiefly for the grazing of sheep; -- usually in the plural.
(prep.) A road for shipping in the English Channel or Straits of Dover, near Deal, employed as a naval rendezvous in time of war.
(prep.) A state of depression; low state; abasement.
(adv.) In the direction of gravity or toward the center of the earth; toward or in a lower place or position; below; -- the opposite of up.
(adv.) From a higher to a lower position, literally or figuratively; in a descending direction; from the top of an ascent; from an upright position; to the ground or floor; to or into a lower or an inferior condition; as, into a state of humility, disgrace, misery, and the like; into a state of rest; -- used with verbs indicating motion.
(adv.) In a low or the lowest position, literally or figuratively; at the bottom of a decent; below the horizon; of the ground; in a condition of humility, dejection, misery, and the like; in a state of quiet.
(adv.) From a remoter or higher antiquity.
(adv.) From a greater to a less bulk, or from a thinner to a thicker consistence; as, to boil down in cookery, or in making decoctions.
(adv.) 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.
(adv.) Hence: Towards the mouth of a river; towards the sea; as, to sail or swim down a stream; to sail down the sound.
(v. t.) To cause to go down; to make descend; to put down; to overthrow, as in wrestling; hence, to subdue; to bring down.
(v. i.) To go down; to descend.
(a.) That which is inherited, or passes from heir to heir; inheritance.
(a.) A possession; the Israelites, as God's chosen people; also, a flock under pastoral charge.
(1) But earlier this year the Unesco world heritage committee called for the cancellation of all such Virunga oil permits and appealed to two concession holders, Total and Soco International, not to undertake exploration in world heritage sites.
(2) Michele Hanson 'The heat finally broke – I realised something had to change …' Stuart Heritage (right) with his brother in 2003.
(3) Roger Madelin, the chief executive of the developers Argent, which consulted the prince's aides on the £2bn plan to regenerate 27 hectares (67 acres) of disused rail land at Kings Cross in London, said the prince now has a similar stature as a consultee as statutory bodies including English Heritage, the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment and professional bodies including Riba and the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.
(4) While circulating the quarries is illegal – you risk a fine of up to €60 – neither the IGC nor the police seem to mind the veteran cataphiles who possess a good knowledge of the underground space, and who respect their heritage.
(5) These are some of the finest Neolithic monuments in the world, and in 1999 they were given World Heritage status by Unesco, an act that led directly to the discovery of the Ness of Brodgar.
(6) The emails appear to show Heritage Oil’s attempt to use a tax loophole to avoid a huge capital gains tax bill.
(7) The National Heritage Memorial Fund found a further £10m and the National Galleries of Scotland £4.6m, with £2m from the Monument Trust and £1m from the Art Fund, while members of the public and private donors gave another £7.4m.
(8) Thanks to the Heritage Lottery Fund, the Art Fund and countless donations from individuals and groups, this wonderful picture – a masterpiece by any standards – will be enjoyed, free of charge, in the National Portrait Gallery for many generations to come."
(9) Unesco will give its verdict on the proposal when the world heritage committee meets in June this year.
(10) I think it’s a wonderful heritage,” Evans said.
(11) His recent play was about a young man exploring his eastern European Jewish heritage – "narcissism dressed up as history" is how Eisenberg dismisses this personal interest of his – and he has specialised in playing nervy, nerdy characters.
(12) Three thousand cheers for Will Self ( Has English Heritage ruined Stonehenge?
(13) George Clooney has strolled into one of the most bitter and longest-running controversies in the heritage world, saying it would be "very nice" if the British Museum sent the Parthenon Marbles back to Greece.
(14) Fifty-three years on, he has a broad Yorkshire accent but still speaks fluent Urdu: a boon in a constituency containing places such as Bradford, where 20% of the population are of Pakistani heritage.
(15) One is a large multicultural school with a high proportion of British Pakistani-heritage pupils.
(16) We are emailing you both because we urgently need to re-domicile HGOL [Heritage Oil] to Mauritius primarily due to the double tax agreement between Uganda and Mauritius,” wrote the employee.
(17) We Britons are famously obsessive about our heritage.
(18) The major statistically significant intragroup differences in pain intensity and response are related to differences in generation, degree of heritage consistency, and locus-of-control style.
(19) In recent weeks, prominent conservative groups including the Heritage Foundation announced their opposition.
(20) The director general of the UN’s cultural agency called for an immediate end to hostilities in the Unesco world heritage site and for the protection of cultural heritage from direct targeting.