bowed

  • 1bowed — bowed; el·bowed; em·bowed; un·bowed; bowed·ness; …

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  • 2bowed — owed adj. 1. bent over; used of back or head. Syn: bent, inclined. [WordNet 1.5] 2. (Music) sounded by stroking with a bow; of a stringed musical instrument; as, bowed instruments. Contrasted with {plucked}. [WordNet 1.5] 3. resembling an arch.… …

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  • 3bowed — [ boud ] adjective AMERICAN bowed legs are curved so that the knees do not touch. Someone with legs like this is bow legged …

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  • 4Bowed — Bow Bow (bou), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bowed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bowing}.] [OE. bowen, bogen, bugen, AS. b[=u]gan (generally v. i.); akin to D. buigen, OHG. biogan, G. biegen, beugen, Icel. boginn bent, beygja to bend, Sw. b[ o]ja, Dan. b[ o]ie,… …

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  • 5bowed — (Pronounced [[t]bo͟ʊd[/t]] for meaning 1, and [[t]ba͟ʊd[/t]] for meaning 2.) 1) ADJ GRADED Something that is bowed is curved. ...an old lady with bowed legs. Syn: curved Ant: straight 2) ADJ GRADED If a person s body is bowed, it is bent forward …

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  • 6Bowed — Bow Bow (b[=o]), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Bowed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bowing}.] To play (music) with a bow. v. i. To manage the bow. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 7bowed — I. adjective Etymology: past participle of 1bow Date: 14th century 1. bent downward and forward < listened with bowed heads > 2. having the back and head inclined II. adjective Etymology: partly from 3bow + …

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  • 8bowed — adj. Bowed is used with these nouns: ↑head, ↑shoulder …

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  • 9bowed — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Deviating from a straight line: arced, arche( arciform, bent, curved, curvilinear, rounded. See STRAIGHT …

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  • 10bowed — adj. arc shaped baÊŠ adj. pertaining to the forward section of a vessel n. arc; rainbow; bending forward of the head or body; front end of a ship; rod with horsehair stretched between its two ends (used to play the violin); weapon from which&#8230; …

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  • 11bowed — A bent shape …

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  • 12bowed — adjective 1. of a stringed instrument; sounded by stroking with a bow • Ant: ↑plucked • Similar to: ↑arco • Topics: ↑music 2. forming or resembling an arch an arched ceiling …

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  • 13Bowed guitar — is a method of playing a guitar, acoustic or electric, in which the guitarist uses a bow to play the instrument, similar to playing a cello, or a viola da gamba, the latter also having six strings and frets, but tuned like a lute.One of the first …

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  • 14Bowed psaltery — Infobox Instrument name=Bowed psaltery names= classification= *Bowed string instrument range= related= * Crwth * Vielle * ZitherA bowed psaltery is a psaltery that is played with a bow.HistoryViolin ZitherIn 1925 a German patent was issued to the …

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  • 15Bowed tendon — Tendinitis/tendonitis is inflammation of a tendon. Many times, the tendon tissue is torn. A bowed tendon is a horseman s term for a tendon after a horse has sustained an injury that caused the tendon fibers to be torn, and then healed with bowed&#8230; …

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  • 16Bowed kite — Bowed kites such as the Japanese rokkaku, and traditional versions of the more familiar diamond shaped kites such as the Malay or Eddy, are tensioned into a bow in order to improve their stability to the point where a tail often becomes&#8230; …

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  • 17bowed tendon — noun Etymology: bowed, past participle of bow (IV) : a suspensory ligament of a horse that has ruptured and shortened in healing, assuming a bowed appearance; also : the resulting condition of lameness …

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  • 18Bowed clavier — The bowed clavier (Bogenclavier in German) is a keyboard instrument strung with gut strings, the tone of which is produced by a steadily revolving well rosined cylinder (powered by a foot pedal), a mechanism not dissimilar to that found in the&#8230; …

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  • 19bowed down — adjective heavily burdened with work or cares (Freq. 1) bowed down with troubles found himself loaded down with responsibilities overburdened social workers weighed down with cares • Syn: ↑loaded down, ↑overburdened, ↑ …

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  • 20bowed cotton — noun Etymology: bowed, past participle of bow (IV); from the practice of separating the fiber from the seeds by blows of a bowstring : upland cotton …

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