up-bow

[uhp-boh]
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noun

(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).

Nearby words

  1. up-and-comer,
  2. up-and-coming,
  3. up-and-down,
  4. up-and-over,
  5. up-and-under,
  6. up-close,
  7. up-do,
  8. up-front,
  9. up-helly-aa,
  10. up-itself

Origin of up-bow

First recorded in 1885–90

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British Dictionary definitions for up-bow

up-bow

noun

a stroke of the bow from its tip to its nut on a stringed instrumentCompare down-bow
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