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It depresses respiration, and in large doses lowers temperature.
While not directly causing death, morphinism so lowers the bodily powers that the patient is easily carried off by some intercurrent malady.
It lowers itself - the front part of the wing strongly resists, the sail which follows it being flexible yields.
Evaporation of the water and anything that lowers the hydrogen-ion concentration have the same effect.
As when by unseen hands the water is gradually drawn off from some mighty fountain, and with half-stifled melancholy gurglings the spray-column lowers and lowers to the ground--so the last long dying spout of the whale.
If the order of stratification differ from that of densities, we can show that each step of approximation to this order lowers the sum of tensions.
This situation echoes the cotton gin example: The Dime Widget Company is essentially a new piece of technology, just like the cotton gin, that dramatically lowers the cost of an item.
In the polar areas the melting of sea-ice and of ice formed by precipitation lowers the density of the seawater and causes a difference of level which sets up streaming movements towards the equator.
The steamer on reaching the given position lowers one, or perhaps two, mark buoys, mooring them by mushroom anchor, chain and rope.