sub·​lev·​el ˈsəb-ˌle-vəl How to pronounce sublevel (audio)
variants or sub-level
plural sublevels or sub-levels
: a level that is lower than or subordinate to another level
a sublevel garage
The 60 words were divided into nine separate groups based on grade levels and sublevels. Christopher H. Skinner and Carol W. Johnson
… the region around it has continued on code yellow for most of the last ten years, despite attempts by the national government to lower it. To resolve the inconsistency, in 2004 the authorities created sublevels within the color levels green and yellow. Jesús Manuel Macías and Benigno E. Aguirre

Word History

First Known Use

1850, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sublevel was in 1850

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Cite this Entry

“Sublevel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

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