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*(rock) bottom

the lowest point or level. (*Typically: be at ~; hit ~; reach ~.) The value of the goods is at rock bottom right now. Prices have reached rock bottom. When my life hit bottom, I gradually began to feel much better.

bottom

1. n. the buttocks. My bottom is sore from sitting too long.
2. n. the second half of a baseball inning. Wilbur hit a double-bagger in the bottom of the second.
3. tv. to drink something to the bottom. He bottomed the beer and ordered another one.
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He handed the pepper-box to Tip, who had no difficulty in unscrewing the bottom.
For, if the town intended to be destroyed should have in it any tall rocks, as it generally falls out in the larger cities, a situation probably chosen at first with a view to prevent such a catastrophe; or if it abound in high spires, or pillars of stone, a sudden fall might endanger the bottom or under surface of the island, which, although it consist, as I have said, of one entire adamant, two hundred yards thick, might happen to crack by too great a shock, or burst by approaching too near the fires from the houses below, as the backs, both of iron and stone, will often do in our chimneys.
His misses at so short a distance were practically non-existent, nor would he have missed this time but for an accident occurring at the very instant that his finger tightened upon the trigger--an accident to which Meriem owed her life--the providential presence of a water-logged tree trunk, one end of which was embedded in the mud of the river bottom and the other end of which floated just beneath the surface where the prow of Malbihn's canoe ran upon it as he fired.
In a passion of despair I struck with my fists at the water in the bottom of the boat, and kicked savagely at the gunwale.
But he had learned some news at the bottom of the sea.
On his return, he reported that the shelves of rock on our right would enable us to gain with little risk the bottom of the cataract.
As regards the greater truths, men oftener err by seeking them at the bottom than at the top; Truth lies in the huge abysses where wisdom is sought-not in the palpable palaces where she is found.
It runs like a mill-race, and I could feel no bottom.
I couldn't lie hidden in the bottom of the boat, leaving Juag alone exposed to the deadly shafts, so I arose and, seizing another paddle, set to work to help him.
Cowering in the bottom of the boat, his teeth chattering in terror, he watched the man he feared above all other creatures upon the face of the earth as he ran quickly to the edge of the water.
Presently he began to whimper, for he was tired and hungry and frightened--just a poor little baby, helpless and hopeless in the hands of this cruel enemy all his royalty as nothing, all gone with the silken finery which lay in the thick mud at the bottom of the Thames--and presently he dropped into a fitful sleep in the bottom of the skiff.
The other members of the party were asleep upon the thwarts or huddled in cramped positions in the bottom of the boat.
While on the divide, had he kept the big dome on his right, he would have come down on the Gold Bottom, so named by Bob Henderson, whom he would have found at work on it, taking out the first pay-gold ever panned on the Klondike.
By a simple system of floats, weights, and anchors, thousands of hooks, each on a separate leader, are suspended at a distance of from six inches to a foot above the bottom.
They now looked more carefully at the sand-boat, and saw that the bottom was modeled with two sharp runners which would glide through the sand.