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Origin of bow wave
Words nearby bow wave
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In front you see the bow-wave and behind the body a phenomenon k which closely resembles the eddies formed in the wake of a ship.Popular scientific lectures|Ernst Mach
No general attempt was made to disguise the bow, because the bow-wave was generally visible.Visual Illusions|Matthew Luckiesh
A moment later we heard the familiar rush of a destroyer's bow-wave, and the ringing of her telegraph as she checked.Gun running for Casement in the Easter rebellion, 1916|Karl Spindler
The prone gunman slid out of the wide double door, pushing a bow-wave of detergent before him.The Ambulance Made Two Trips|William Fitzgerald Jenkins