from The American Heritage® 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 regime” ( 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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Of course, the underside is always the serious consequences of refusing the gift.
Much of Dr. Boulding's scholarly work was grounded in what she called the underside of history -- the people and ideas that have been largely overlooked in narratives of the past.
BROKAW: Well, there's always been that fascination with what I call the underside of life.
Cook on stove until underside is cooked, then set the whole pan in the oven under the broiler until the top is cooked through.
I knelt on the table in underside of her and stared at her sex. uploalmprorgo Says:
Cook until the edges start to crisp and the underside is light brown, then gently flip and cook the other side.
Once the underside is done, use the tool to flip each appam over:
I hadn't gone on any scavenger hunts since I'd quit, but believe me, I knew every inch of fiberglass insulation and its underside from the old days of Raylou's hiding.
When the underside is crispy, flip over and cook the other side.
The rise of an arch is the height of the highest point of its intrados above the line of the impost; this point is sometimes called the underside of the crown, the highest point of the extrados being the crown.