downstate etymology

English word downstate comes from English state, English down

Detailed word origin of downstate

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
state English (eng) (obsolete) stately (anthropology) A society larger than a tribe. A society large enough to form a state in the sense of a government.. (computing) The set of all parameters relevant to a computation.. (computing) The stable condition of a processor during a particular clock cycle.. (computing) The values of all parameters at some point in a computation.. (mathematics, stochastic processes) [...]
down English (eng) From one end to another of.. From the higher end to the lower of. (baseball, colloquial, following the noun modified) Out.. (colloquial) With "on", negative about, hostile to. (not comparable) Inoperable; out of order; out of service.. (not comparable, US, slang) Comfortable with, accepting of.. (not comparable, military, aviation, slang, of an aircraft) Mechanically failed, collided, shot [...]
downstate English (eng) (US) To the southern section of a state. (US) The southern region of certain US states, particularly Michigan, New York, and Illinois. (US) Of the southern section of a state.

Words with the same origin as downstate

Descendants of down
dune dunesand tsukihitza