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Meaning of BOWING

Pronunciation:  'bowing

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  managing the bow in playing a stringed instrument; "the violinist's bowing was excellent"
  2. [n]  bending the head or body or knee as a sign of reverence or submission or shame
  3. [adj]  showing an excessively deferential manner
 

BOWING is a 6 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: bow, bowed, obeisance, submissive
 
 See Also: curtsey, curtsy, genuflection, genuflexion, gesture, kotow, kowtow, motion, playing, salaam, scrape, scraping, spiccato, spiccato bowing

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Bow"ing\, n. (Mus.)
1. The act or art of managing the bow in playing on stringed
   instruments.

         Bowing constitutes a principal part of the art of
         the violinist, the violist, etc.      --J. W. Moore.

2. In hatmaking, the act or process of separating and
   distributing the fur or hair by means of a bow, to prepare
   it for felting.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dreaming that you are bowing, symbolizes respect, honor, humility, and reverence. You need to be more submissive to another's wishes.
 
Easton Bible Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

a mode of showing respect. Abraham "bowed himself to the people of the land" (Gen. 23:7); so Jacob to Esau (Gen. 33:3); and the brethren of Joseph before him as the governor of the land (Gen. 43:28). Bowing is also frequently mentioned as an act of adoration to idols (Josh. 23:7; 2 Kings 5:18; Judg. 2:19; Isa. 44:15), and to God (Josh. 5:14; Ps. 22:29; 72:9; Micah 6:6; Ps. 95:6; Eph. 3:14).

 

 

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