Definitions for: Bowing

[n] managing the bow in playing a stringed instrument; "the violinist's bowing was excellent"
[n] bending the head or body or knee as a sign of reverence or submission or shame
[adj] showing an excessively deferential manner

Webster (1913) Definition: Bow"ing, n. (Mus.)
1. The act or art of managing the bow in playing on stringed

Bowing constitutes a principal part of the art of
the violinist, the violist, etc. --J. W. Moore.

2. In hatmaking, the act or process of separating and
distributing the fur or hair by means of a bow, to prepare
it for felting.

Synonyms: bow, bowed, obeisance, submissive

See Also: curtsey, curtsy, genuflection, genuflexion, gesture, kotow, kowtow, motion, playing, salaam, scrape, scraping, spiccato, spiccato bowing

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