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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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