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bowing

[ boh-ing ]
/ ˈboʊ ɪŋ /
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noun
the act or art of playing a stringed instrument with a bow.
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.
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Origin of bowing

First recorded in 1830–40; bow2 + -ing1

OTHER WORDS FROM bowing

un·bow·ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for bowing

bowing
/ (ˈbəʊɪŋ) /

noun
the technique of using the bow in playing a violin, viola, cello, or related instrument
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