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from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The side or surface that is underneath; the bottom side. Also called undersurface.
  • n. The side that is less desirable, reputable, or noble than the obverse: "hunger, isolation, filth, the underside of [a] hellish regimeā€ ( National Review).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The side that is below or underneath, the bottom.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The lower or lowest side of anything.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the lower side of anything

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