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Definition of "bottommost" [bottommost]

  • Sited at the very bottom: the bottommost rung of a ladder. (adjective)
  • Being or coming after all others; last: Fleeing was the bottommost thought in my mind. (adjective)
  • Forming the very basis: Freedom of speech is one of the bottommost principles of democracy. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bottommost" in a sentence
  • "Close out the point array (store it somewhere as a found line), and now determine if the found line should be kept as valid enough for the algorithm: the number of pixels in the line must be greater than 1/3 the width of the image, and the difference between the topmost and bottommost pixel in the line must be less than 1/20 the height of the image."
  • "For every line, compute the topmost (smallest) y-coordinate (topY) and bottommost (largest) y-coordinate (botY)."
  • "Prudence is located at the bottommost tip of the heart -- its Tierra del Fuego/Strait of Magellan."