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up-bow

[uhp-boh] /ˈʌpˌboʊ/
noun
1.
(in bowing on a stringed instrument) a stroke toward the heel of the bow: indicated in scores by the symbol V (opposed to down-bow).
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90
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  • A downbow is drawn to the right of the player, and an upbow to the left.
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up-bow

/ˈʌpˌbəʊ/
noun
1.
a stroke of the bow from its tip to its nut on a stringed instrument Compare down-bow
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