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English noun: bowling

1. bowling (act) a game in which balls are rolled at an object or group of objects with the aim of knocking them over or moving them


Broader (hypernym)game


Narrower (hyponym)bocce, bocci, boccie, bowls, candlepin bowling, candlepins, duckpins, lawn bowling, ninepins, skittles, tenpin bowling, tenpins


Part holonymframe


Domain category membersconvert, pocket

2. bowling (act) (cricket) the act of delivering a cricket ball to the batsman


Broader (hypernym)throw


Narrower (hyponym)bosie, bosie ball, Chinaman, googly, no ball, wrong 'un


Domain categorycricket

3. bowling (act) the playing of a game of tenpins or duckpins etc


Broader (hypernym)playing


Part holonymbowl, roll, run-up


Domain category membersbowl









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