bow

All Noun Verb
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  • The south front has a three-bay bow window with tall ground-floor windows.
  • As such, the two men only bowed to each other from a distance.
  • When he appeared either in church or chapter all present rose and bowed.
  • This is the only way we ever see him in the present, bowed over his table.
  • When Joseph came home, they brought their present and bowed down to him.
  • Most bows have little to no let-off and not much draw weight.
  • Before beginning a practice, a student bows to all the other students as well.
  • We stood within a yard of the royal party as it passed bowing along. Cited from Young Americans Abroad, by Various
  • How many bow'd their heads to meet this thing! Cited from The Girl's Own Paper, Vol. VIII, No. 354, October 9, 1886, by Various
  • Her head is bowed and her left hand is placed under her chin.
  • Then he went away again, bowing to the ladies as he passed down the room. Cited from The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Vol. 5 (of 8), by Guy de Maupassant
  • The design was chosen to represent the bow of a boat, seen from the front.
  • He left a large number of bows of very good quality.
  • When he was five or six, he was given a small bow and arrows.
  • While the song was played, the Queen members would take their bows.
  • A note was found in which Bow stated she preferred death to a public life.
  • In the next place men should stop bowing to wealth instead of worth. Cited from Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Volume VIII, by Robert Green Ingersoll
  • They usually play well, but miss the highest quality of bows that were made by his teacher.
  • The player to the left is using a German bow.
  • The bow is sometimes described in two areas: the ride and crash area.
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Meaning of bow

  • noun A knot with two loops and loose ends; used to tie shoelaces
  • noun A slightly curved piece of resilient wood with taut horsehair strands; used in playing certain stringed instruments
  • noun Front part of a vessel or aircraft
    he pointed the bow of the boat toward the finish line
  • noun A weapon for shooting arrows, composed of a curved piece of resilient wood with a taut cord to propel the arrow
  • noun Something curved in shape
  • noun Bending the head or body or knee as a sign of reverence or submission or shame or greeting
  • noun An appearance by actors or performers at the end of the concert or play in order to acknowledge the applause of the audience
  • noun A decorative interlacing of ribbons
  • noun A stroke with a curved piece of wood with taut horsehair strands that is used in playing stringed instruments
  • verb Bend one's knee or body, or lower one's head
    He bowed before the King, She bowed her head in shame
  • verb Bend the head or the upper part of the body in a gesture of respect or greeting
    He bowed before the King
  • verb Play on a string instrument with a bow