noun the fundament; the buttocks.
2. bottom ·noun an abyss.
3. bottom ·noun dregs or grounds; lees; sediment.
4. bottom ·vt to reach or get to the bottom of.
5. bottom ·noun a ball or skein of thread; a cocoon.
6. bottom ·noun power of endurance; as, a horse of a good bottom.
7. bottom ·vt to furnish with a bottom; as, to bottom a chair.
8. bottom ·noun the bed of a body of water, as of a river, lake, sea.
9. bottom ·vt to wind round something, as in making a ball of thread.
10. bottom ·vt to found or build upon; to fix upon as a support;
followed by on or upon.
11. bottom ·noun the part of a ship which is ordinarily under water; hence, the vessel itself; a ship.
12. bottom ·noun low land formed by alluvial deposits along a river; low-lying ground; a dale; a valley.
13. bottom ·vi to rest, as upon an ultimate support; to be based or grounded;
usually with on or upon.
14. bottom ·noun that upon which anything rests or is founded, in a literal or a figurative sense; foundation; groundwork.
15. bottom ·noun the lowest part of anything; the foot; as, the bottom of a tree or well; the bottom of a hill, a lane, or a page.
xvi. bottom ·adj of or pertaining to the bottom; fundamental; lowest; under; as, bottom rock; the bottom board of a wagon box; bottom prices.
xvii. bottom ·vi to reach or impinge against the bottom, so as to impede free action, as when the point of a cog strikes the bottom of a space between two other cogs, or a piston the end of a cylinder.
xviii. bottom ·noun the part of anything which is beneath the contents and supports them, as the part of a chair on which a person sits, the circular base or lower head of a cask or tub, or the plank floor of a ship's hold; the under surface.