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Adj.1.low-set - short and thick; as e.g. having short legs and heavy musculature; "some people seem born to be square and chunky"; "a dumpy little dumpling of a woman"; "dachshunds are long lowset dogs with drooping ears"; "a little church with a squat tower"; "a squatty red smokestack"; "a stumpy ungainly figure"
short, little - low in stature; not tall; "he was short and stocky"; "short in stature"; "a short smokestack"; "a little man"
2.low-set - lower than average; "lowset ears"; "a stocky low-set animal"
low - literal meanings; being at or having a relatively small elevation or upward extension; "low ceilings"; "low clouds"; "low hills"; "the sun is low"; "low furniture"; "a low bow"
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The minor physical anomalies involved mostly the face and included flat nasal bridge (five), hypoplastic nose (four), long philtrum (three), high-arched palate (three), and thin vermillion, posterior-rotated ears, low-set ears, and protruding ears in one infant each.
Alfa's Giugiaro styling experts opted for a more dynamic look to the front end with a new bonnet, front wings and bumper, plus a larger and low-set shield grille flanked by restyled headlights complementing the original car's neatly sculpted, muscular lines.
Beat 106's Martin Bates and former King Tut's man Tam Coyle also keep the music edge sharpDescribe the decor Three super-trendy, low-set booths are so popular they often get reserved wellin advance.
On examination, all 3 were found to have strabismus, primary telecanthus, bilateral coloboma iridis, and low-set ears with posterior rotation of the pinnae.
Babies born with the syndrome tend to be small and have low-set, malformed ears, clenched hands and mottled skin.
a] short, upturned nose; slightly malformed or low-set ears;[a receding jaw]; [a] flat upper lip; and full lips.
Its unique packaging - featuring a raised cork in an elegant low-set bottle - was inspired by short, round 18th-century bottles, which typically contained rum.
The vehicle has large air intakes positioned on the outer edges of the front end, fog lamps positioned below the signature twin headlights, contoured C-pillars, a broad and low-set rear end, an automatically opening tailgate, Variable Sport Steering, 18-inch light-alloy wheels, front and rear Park Distance Control, Performance Control and Xenon headlights.
Thus employing the services of the improbably named Naomi Tickle, a so-called "leading international personologist and face reader", they settled on the idea of taking 14 TV presenters, seven of each sex, and breaking their faces down into seven key characteristics which they claim communicate friendliness: full lips, a square jaw, low-set eyebrows, magnetic eyes, a slightly rounded nose, a sloped-back forehead and rounded features.
1) Its signs include camptodactyly, multiple ankyloses, pulmonary hypoplasia, and facial anomalies, including micrognathia, ocular hypertelorism, low-set and malformed ears, and a depressed nasal tip.
Except where a brick-paved drive drops to the garage and front door by it, all that is visible from the road behind the house are the low-set white vaults of its roof and a tall sculptural chimney rising beyond.
Its large window overlooks the inner courtyard and a low-set porthole-style round window gives views from the opposite elevation.