bowing

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

bowing

  1. Present participle of bow. (bend)

Noun[edit]

bowing (countable and uncountable, plural bowings)

  1. The act of bending at the waist, as a sign of respect or greeting.
    The courtier had practiced his bowing.
  2. A bending.
    The heavy books caused a bowing in the shelf.
  3. A technique for bowing a musical instrument, such as a violin.