Bow is an unincorporated community in Skagit County, Washington. It is located near the towns of Bay View, Edison, Burlington, and Mount Vernon. Bow is included in the Mount Vernon-Anacortes, Washington Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Bow is a village and civil parish in the Mid Devon district of Devon, England, about 8 miles west of Crediton. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 1,093. There is an adjoining hamlet of Nymet Tracey which shares a church with Bow and much common history.
Bow is an unincorporated community in Cumberland County, Kentucky, United States. It lies along Route 90 southeast of the city of Burkesville, the county seat of Cumberland County. Its elevation is 607 feet.
Bow a.k.a. Bartow Municipal Airport is a public use airport located four miles northeast of the central business district of Bartow, a city in Polk County, Florida, United States. It is owned by the Bartow Municipal Airport Development Authority.
Bow is a fictional character in the animated television series She-Ra: Princess of Power. He is the only male human member of The Great Rebellion. In one episode he is referred to as the best archer in all of Etheria. He is famed for the accuracy of his shot.
The bow is a nautical term that refers to the forward part of the hull of a ship or boat, the point that is most forward when the vessel is underway. Both of the adjectives fore and forward mean towards the bow. The other end of the boat is called the stern.
Bow: In music, a bow is moved across some part of a musical instrument, causing vibration which the instrument emits as sound. The vast majority of bows are used with string instruments, although some bows are used with musical saws and other bowed idiophones.
Bow is a term which has multiple meanings within the sport of rowing. It is used to refer to a rower seated in a particular position and to one side of the boat.
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The Bowhunting and Bowmaking World of the Nation's Top Crafters of Longbows and Recurves by Dan Bertalan
When the limbs are aligned, the bowstring follows the centerline of both limbs
from tip to tip. atlatl — A primitive armlike extension held in the hand to aid in
throwing a spear. back — The bow surface facing away from the shooting archer;
Bow, or Drill-bow, among artificers, an instrument so called from its figure ; used
by goldsmiths, gunsmiths, locksmiths, watchmakers, &c. for making a drill go.
Among turners it is the name of a pole fixed to the ceiling, to which they fasten the
comprising a popular view of the present state of knowledge by Thomas Tegg
A warped bow, though strung with silken threads. And crooked arrowes, tipt with
golden heads. Delight not archers, yet such uselesse toyes Be nt enough for
buglers and for boyes. George Wither. Good folks take heed ; for here's a wanton
or, A dictionary of facts, and useful knowledge, comprehending a concise view of the latest discoveries, inventions, and improvements, chiefly applicable to rural and domestic enconomy ... by Anthony Florian Madinger Willich
BOW, a weapon made of wood, horn, or some other elastic substance, and bent
into a curve, in which position it is kept by a string fastened to each end. The
clastic power thus acquired, is such, that after bending, and unbending, an arrow