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In an inferior, subordinate, or lower place in regard to any entity.

A court below is a lower court through which a case has passed. A case is removed for review from the court below to the court above, or a higher court. The forum where a lawsuit is initially brought is called an inferior court, or the court below.

See: a savoir

BELOW. Lower in place, beneath, not so high as some other thing spoken of, of tacitly referred to.
     2. The court below is an inferior court, whose, proceedings may be examined on error by a superior court, which is called the court above.
     3. Bail below is that given to the sheriff in bailable actions, which is so called to distinguish it from bail to t-he action, which is called bail above. See Above; Bail above; Bail below.

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A group of Bolivians arrived at the mine on Wednesday to show their support for a Bolivian miner trapped below ground - the only non-Chilean in the group.
Nicor Gas successfully implemented the below ground ball valve regulator throughout its natural gas transmission network.
In Selly Oak around the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, it was 16 metres (52ft) below ground three decades ago but is now about 12 metres (39ft).
A group of British servicemen were spend-ing another day trapped below ground after water blocked their way out of a subterranean cave in Mexico.
In late November 2003, 190 boxes of documents covered in burlap bags were uncovered 45 feet below ground near a pipeline in the New Mexico desert.
However, those nests were more simply constructed than the new finds are, mostly below ground, and small--no larger than a football and home to only several thousand insects that probably didn't have a complex social structure.
Ventilation systems below ground need to be shut down and mining machinery lays idle as the surveyors interrupt the mining cycle every couple of hundred feet of tunneling.
By contrast, NYC 01/NYC 02, 2002, comes closer to individual portraiture: Streuli catches subway riders emerging from below ground at Astor Place into bright sunlight.
or Tepco, has operated a power station under a Buddhist temple for over a decade now and an Asahi television studio, built 20 meters below ground in Roppongi, operates a simulated downpour behind the announcers when it rains above ground.
Measuring tillage-caused soil disruption above and below ground can help farm managers compare equipment and understand the effects different tillage tools have on soil.
The water drips to an impenetrable hardpan about three feet below ground, which holds the water for take-up by plant roots.
The set is sectioned into areas that reflect planning offices and construction areas both above and below ground.