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Bottom : noun : lowest part or point

• Sales have reached rock bottom = the very lowest point of all

• The bottom has fallen out of the market = sales have fallen below what previously seemed to be the lowest point.

Bottom Price = lowest price

Rock Bottom Price = lowest price of all

Bottom Line = last line on a balance sheet indicating profit or loss

• The boss is interested only in the bottom line = he is only interested in the final profit.

Bottom : verb : to bottom (out) = to reach the lowest point

• The market has bottomed out = has reached the lowest point and does not seem likely to fall further.

Bottomry : noun : mortgage of a ship to pay for repairs

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