Pertaining to the forward part of a vessel.
US film actress. She was known as a “Jazz Baby” and the “It Girl” after her portrayal of a glamorous flapper in the silent film It 1927.
She made a smooth transition to sound with The Wild Party 1929. Other films include Down to the Sea in Ships 1925; The Plastic Age, Kid Boots, Mantrap, and Dancing Mothers, all 1926; Rough House Rosie 1927; Red Hair and Three Weekends both 1928; and The Saturday Night Kid 1929. She made her last film Hoopla 1933 and retired to her husband’s ranch in Nevada.
In music, a stick holding lengths of stretched horsehair which is drawn across the strings of a member of the violin or viol family in order to produce sound. Before the 17th century bows were convex, but changes in violin technique prompted the development of concave bows, perfected by François Tourte (1747–1835) at the end of the 18th century.
Unusual instruments that have been played with a bow include the glass harmonica and musical saw.
(Homonym: bow )
1. (Pronounced boh) A decorative interlacing of ribbons.
2. (Pronounced boh) A knot with two loops and loose ends; used to tie shoelaces; SYN. bowknot.
3. (Pronounced boh) A slightly curved piece of resilient wood with taut horsehair strands, used in playing certain stringed instrument.
4. (Pronounced boh) Curved piece of resilient wood with taut cord to propel arrows.
5. An appearance by actors or performers at the end of the concert or play in order to acknowledge the applause of the audience; SYN. curtain call.
6. Bending the head or body or knee as a sign of reverence or submission or shame; SYN. bowing, obeisance.
7. Front part of a vessel or aircraft; SYN. fore, prow, stem.
8. Something curved in shape; SYN. arc.
The forward part of a ship — often used in plural
Sinonimi: bow down
1. To bend one's knee or body, or lower one's head; SYN. bow down.
2. To bend the head or the upper part of the body in a gesture of respect or greeting.
3. To play on a string instrument.