up-bow
noun Date: 1876 a stroke in playing a bowed instrument in which the bow is moved across the strings from the tip to the heel

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • up-bow — /up boh /, n. (in bowing on a stringed instrument) a stroke toward the heel of the bow: indicated in scores by the symbol V (opposed to down bow). [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • up-bow — /ˈʌp boʊ/ (say up boh) noun (in bowing on a stringed instrument) a stroke towards the nut of the bow, indicated in scores by the symbol ⊔ (opposed to down bow) …   Australian English dictionary

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