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bowing

[boh-ing] /ˈboʊ ɪŋ/
noun
1.
the act or art of playing a stringed instrument with a bow.
2.
the individual way of using the bow in playing a stringed instrument, including the way in which the musician approaches the music emotionally, the articulation of individual notes, and the manner in which the notes of a passage are grouped together.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; bow2 + -ing1
Related forms
unbowing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for un bowing

bowing

/ˈbəʊɪŋ/
noun
1.
the technique of using the bow in playing a violin, viola, cello, or related instrument
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un bowing in the Bible

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).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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