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Engelsk navneord: bow

1. bow (om genstand) a knot with two loops and loose ends; used to tie shoelaces

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bowknot

Mindre specifikke termerknot

2. bow (om genstand) a slightly curved piece of resilient wood with taut horsehair strands; used in playing certain stringed instruments

Mindre specifikke termerstick

Mere specifikke termerfiddlestick, violin bow

3. bow (om genstand) front part of a vessel or aircraft

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe pointed the bow of the boat toward the finish line.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)fore, prow, stem

Mindre specifikke termerfront

Omfatter disse overordnede termervessel, watercraft

4. bow (om genstand) a weapon for shooting arrows, composed of a curved piece of resilient wood with a taut cord to propel the arrow

Mindre specifikke termerarm, weapon, weapon system

Mere specifikke termercrossbow, Cupid's bow, handbow, longbow

Omfatter disse specifikke termerbowstring, limb

Omfatter disse overordnede termerbow and arrow

5. bow (om form) something curved in shape

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)arc

Mindre specifikke termercurve, curved shape

Mere specifikke termerrainbow

6. bow (om kommunikation) bending the head or body or knee as a sign of reverence or submission or shame or greeting

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bowing, obeisance

Mindre specifikke termergesture, motion, reverence

Mere specifikke termergenuflection, genuflexion, kotow, kowtow, salaam, scrape, scraping

7. bow (om kommunikation) an appearance by actors or performers at the end of the concert or play in order to acknowledge the applause of the audience

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)curtain call

Mindre specifikke termerthanks

8. bow (om genstand) a decorative interlacing of ribbons

Mindre specifikke termerdecoration, ornament, ornamentation

9. bow (om handling) a stroke with a curved piece of wood with taut horsehair strands that is used in playing stringed instruments

Mindre specifikke termerstroke

Mere specifikke termerdown-bow, up-bow

Engelsk udsagnsord: bow

1. bow (om kommunikation) bend one's knee or body, or lower one's head

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe bowed before the King.
She bowed her head in shame.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bow down

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s PP.
Somebody ----s to somebody

Mindre specifikke termergesticulate, gesture, motion

Mere specifikke termerconge, congee

2. bow (om kommunikation) yield to another's wish or opinion

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe government bowed to the military pressure.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)accede, defer, give in, submit

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s to somebody

Mindre specifikke termerbuckle under, give in, knuckle under, succumb, yield

3. bow (om bevægelse) bend the head or the upper part of the body in a gesture of respect or greeting

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe bowed before the King.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s

Mindre specifikke termerchange posture

Mere specifikke termercurtsey, curtsy, genuflect, genuflect, kowtow, scrape, take a bow

4. bow (om bevægelse) bend one's back forward from the waist on down

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe crouched down.
She bowed before the Queen.
The young man stooped to pick up the girl's purse.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bend, crouch, stoop

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Mindre specifikke termerbend, flex

Mere specifikke termercower, huddle, squinch

Kan forårsagechange posture

5. bow (om tilvejebringelse) play on a string instrument with a bow

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s

Mindre specifikke termerplay

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