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Is lowered a noun?

No, the word 'lowered' is the past participle, past tense of the verb 'to lower' (lowers, lowering, lowered); for example: They lowered the bridge after the ship had passed. The past participle of the verb is also an adjective; for…

Is lowered an adverb?

No, but it can be either a verb or an adjective (e.g. lowered gaze, lowered levels). It is the past tense and past participle of the verb to lower.

What is a low sixth?

The sixth of the scale is lowered. For example, in C major, the sixth note is A natural. When this note is lowered it becomes an A flat. The note is generally lowered by a semitone.