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Definition of bottommost

1a : situated at the very bottom : lowest, deepest
b : last the bottommost part of the day— Alfred Kazin
2 : most basic the bottommost problems facing the world

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Examples of bottommost in a Sentence

the bottommost part of the wine list is where you'll find the bargains the bottommost rung of the ladder is broken
Recent Examples on the Web MOI is a performance measurement taken at the bottommost moment of the swing, when contact is made, measuring the resistance of the club to being twisted at the moment of impact. Tom Chiarella, Popular Mechanics, "The Keepers of the Game," 14 June 2017

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First Known Use of bottommost

1694, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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“Bottommost.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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