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bow

  1. [bau] брит. / амер.

    1. гл.

        1. гнуть, сгибать; наклонять

        2. гнуться, сгибаться; наклоняться

      1. кланяться

      2. кивать (в знак приветствия, согласия); наклонять голову

        1. уступать, соглашаться

        2. подчиняться, покоряться

      3. преклоняться (перед авторитетом, властью, именем)

      4. сгибать голову при надевании ярма (о животных)

    2. сущ.

      1. поклон

      2. кивок

  2. [bəu]

    1. сущ.

      1. дуга; дужка (или любой изогнутый объект)

      2. поэт. радуга

      3. стр.; уст. арка, свод; пролёт (моста или другой конструкции); консоль

      4. лук (оружие)

      5. = bowman I

      6. муз.

        1. смычок

        2. удар, ход смычка

      7. бровь

      8. лекало

      9. кольцо (ключа; ножниц); гарда (меча)

      10. эл. токоприёмник, бугель, пантограф (у транспортных средств)

      11. дужка очков; оправа

      12. бант

    2. гл.

      играть (на смычковом музыкальном инструменте)

    1. [bau] брит. / амер.

      сущ.; обычно мн.

      1. нос корабля, бак

      2. гребец, сидящий ближе всех к носу

    2. [bau]

      гл.; мор.

      рассекать волны, идти поперёк волны

Learning (En-Ru)

bow

  1. [bəǔ]

    n

    1. лук (оружие)

    2. муз. смычок

    3. бант

  2. [baǔ]

    1. n

      поклон

    2. v

      1. кланяться; наклонять(ся)

        • to be bowed down with the weight of smth — сгибаться под тяжестью чего-л.
        • to be bowed down with age — горбиться от старости
  3. [baǔ]

    n; обыкн.; pl

    нос (корабля)

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The Chevalier de Balibari acknowledged this courtesy by a profound bow.
И шевалье де Баллибарри ответил на это приветствие низким поклоном.
Thackeray, William Makepeace / The memoirs of Barry Lyndon, esq: written by himselfТеккерей, Уильям Мейкпис / Записки Барри Линдона, эсквайра, писанные им самим
Записки Барри Линдона, эсквайра, писанные им самим
Теккерей, Уильям Мейкпис
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1975
The memoirs of Barry Lyndon, esq: written by himself
Thackeray, William Makepeace
© 2006 Adamant Media Corporation
At last it showed its golden bow.
Показался золоченый нос.
Vonnegut, Kurt / Cat's CradleВоннегут, Курт / Колыбель для кошки
Колыбель для кошки
Воннегут, Курт
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1978
Cat's Cradle
Vonnegut, Kurt
© 1969 Vonnegut, Kurt, Jr.
The men on the freight trains, who go over the whole length of the road, bow to me as to an old acquaintance, they pass me so often, and apparently they take me for an employee; and so I am.
Бригады товарных поездов, идущих до конечной станции, кивают мне, как старому знакомцу; они видят меня так часто, что наверное принимают за железнодорожного служащего; так оно и есть.
Thoreau, Henry David / WaldenТоро, Генри Дэвид / Уолден
Уолден
Торо, Генри Дэвид
© Издательство Академии Наук СССР, 1962
Walden
Thoreau, Henry David
© 2008 Megalodon Entertainment LLC.
But at last, some three points off the weather bow, Ahab descried the spout again, and instantly from the three mast-heads three shrieks went up as if the tongues of fire had voiced it.
Наконец румба на три вправо с наветренной стороны Ахав разглядел далекий фонтан, и в тот же миг, возвещая о нем, с трех мачт взметнулись к небу три возгласа, точно три языка пламени.
Melville, Herman / Moby Dick Or The WhaleМелвилл, Герман / Моби Дик, или Белый Кит
Моби Дик, или Белый Кит
Мелвилл, Герман
© Издательство «Художественная литература», 1981
Moby Dick Or The Whale
Melville, Herman
© Northwestern University Press and The Newberry Library, 1988
"Put away that bow, Master Elf!"
- Оставь в покое лук, сударь мой эльф!
Tolkien, John Ronald Reuel / The Two TowersТолкиен, Джон Рональд Руэл / Две Крепости
Две Крепости
Толкиен, Джон Рональд Руэл
© Издательство "Радуга", 1988
The Two Towers
Tolkien, John Ronald Reuel
© 1954, 1965, 1966 by J.R.R. Tolkien
© renewed 1982 by Christopher R. Tolkien, Michael H.R. Tolkien, John F.R. Tolkien and Priscilla M.A.R. Tolkien
© 1988 by J. R. R. Tolkien
How do you do?" she continued, in response to Gania's bow; but she did not invite him to sit down.
Здравствуйте ! - ответила она на поклон Гани, не пригласив его садиться.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / IdiotДостоевский, Фёдор / Идиот
Идиот
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1971
Idiot
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2004 by Fine Creative Media, Inc.
The young man, who had been stealthily glancing at Erkel, touched his hat; Erkel made a bow.
Молодой человек, косивший глаза на Эркеля, притронулся к шляпе; Эркель отдал поклон.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The possessedДостоевский, Фёдор / Бесы
Бесы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1989
The possessed
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
Though they rode close to the necks of their horses, two more were taken by Martin's bow 'before they reached the stone redoubt.
Они прижимались к шеям лошадей, однако Мартину удалось сбить еще двоих, прежде чем они приблизились к каменному редуту.
Feist, Raymond / SilverthornФэйст, Раймонд / Долина Тьмы
Долина Тьмы
Фэйст, Раймонд
Silverthorn
Feist, Raymond
© 1985 by Raymond Elias Feist
The long, thin white hair, curly at the ends, the aristocratic beak of a nose, the crumpled, wide, ravelling shirt front, the string tie, with the bow nearly under one ear, were almost exactly duplicated.
Длинные, редкие волосы, завивающиеся на концах, аристократический нос в виде клюва, широкая, мягкая грудь рубашки, галстук лентой с бантом почти у уха,--все было скопировано самым детальным образом.
O.Henry / The Duplicity of HargravesГенри, О. / Коварство Харгрэвса
Коварство Харгрэвса
Генри, О.
The Duplicity of Hargraves
O.Henry
They were permitted to go alone; and with a cordial nod from one, and a graceful bow from the other, the two gentlemen took leave.
Скрепя сердце им разрешили идти одним, и оба джентльмена, один с сердечным кивком, другой с изящным поклоном, удалились.
Austen, Jane / EmmaОстин, Джейн / Эмма
Эмма
Остин, Джейн
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1989
Emma
Austen, Jane
© 2006 by Pearson Education, Inc.
She shook her head over the bow, but braced it on her slippered foot and strung it in one smooth motion before Luca joined her and Elayne and Nynaeve.
Она покачала головой, держа в руках лук, потом, уперев его в обутую в мягкую туфлю ногу, одним плавным движением согнула лук и надела тетиву, и лишь тогда опомнившийся Люка подошел к ней вместе с Илэйн и Найнив.
Jordan, Robert / The Fires of HeavenДжордан, Роберт / Огни небес
Огни небес
Джордан, Роберт
The Fires of Heaven
Jordan, Robert
© 1993 by The Bandersnatch Group, Inc.
No, the Bhutia has a clopper bow. It's the Barralong, to Australia. She'll lift the Southern Cross in a week,-lucky old tub!-oh, lucky old tub!'
Нет, у «Бутии» нос как у клипера; это «Барралонг», идущий в Австралию; через неделю они увидят Южный Крест... Эх, старое корыто, как я тебе завидую!
Kipling, Joseph Rudyard / The Light That FailedКиплинг, Джозеф Редьярд / Свет погас
Свет погас
Киплинг, Джозеф Редьярд
© "Издательство П. П. Сойкина", 1915
The Light That Failed
Kipling, Joseph Rudyard
© 2011 by Victorian Secrets
A third bow came her way. "No, milady.
- Нет, госпожа, - с новым поклоном ответствовал темный эльф.
Salvatore, Robert / Promise of the Witch KingСальваторе, Роберт / Заклятие короля-колдуна
Заклятие короля-колдуна
Сальваторе, Роберт
© 2005 Wizards of the Coast, Inc.
© ИЦ "Максима", 2007
© Е. Фурсикова, перевод, 2007
Promise of the Witch King
Salvatore, Robert
© 2005 Wizards of the Coast, Inc.
And perhaps the symbol on the bow of one of the first starships would be a dodecahedron, with the inscription ‘Starship Theodorus of the Planet Earth.’
И возможно, на борту одного из первых межзвездных судов красовались бы додекаэдр и надпись «Звездолет „Феодор" с планеты Земля».
Sagan, Carl / Cosmos: The story of cosmic evolution, science and civilizationСаган, Карл / Космос: Эволюция Вселенной, жизни и цивилизации
Космос: Эволюция Вселенной, жизни и цивилизации
Саган, Карл
© 2002 by The Estate of Carl Sagan
© Издание на русском языке, перевод, оформление. ЗАО ТИД «Амфора», 2004
Cosmos: The story of cosmic evolution, science and civilization
Sagan, Carl
© 1980 by Carl Sagan Productions, Inc.
He made a little bow and turned away, walking back towards his office.
— Он коротко поклонился и направился в свой кабинет.
Rankin, Ian / A Question of BloodРэнкин, Иэн / Вопрос крови
Вопрос крови
Рэнкин, Иэн
© 2003 by John Rebus Limited
© Е. Осенева, перевод на русский язык, 2008
© ООО "Издательская группа Аттикус", Издательство "Иностранка", 2008
A Question of Blood
Rankin, Ian
© 2003 by John Rebus Limited

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bow1/54
bauVerbгнуть; сгибать; наклонятьExamples

Take a tree and bow it. — Выбери дерево и согни его.
The ages bowed him. — Годы согнули его.

User translations

The part of speech is not specified

  1. 1.

    передняя часть судна(нос)

    translation added by Andrey Batalov
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  2. 2.

    лук из которого стреляют или кланяться, если это глагол

    translation added by Наталия Ф.
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  3. 3.

    лук, поклон, радуга, галстук-бабочка, смычок...

    translation added by Ikoka Divo
    1
  4. 4.

    бант

    translation added by olga kozlovskaya
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  5. 5.

    Бантик

    translation added by Sergey Innokentiev
    2

Collocations

attach two strings to one bow
иметь множество способов или ресурсов
attach two strings to one bow
иметь отходные пути
attach two strings to one bow
схемы "про запас"
Birnberg bow
внутриматочное контрацептивное кольцо
bow anchor gear
носовое якорное устройство
bow and scrape
раболепствовать
bow bulb
носовой бульб
bow collector
бугель
bow compass
кронциркуль
bow compasses
циркуль
bow contact
контактная часть токоприемника
bow divider
делительный циркуль
bow down
заставлять страдать
bow down
низко сгибать
bow down
ограничивать свободу кого-л. строгим политическим контролем

Word forms

bow

noun
SingularPlural
Common casebowbows
Possessive casebow'sbows'

bow

verb
Basic forms
Pastbowed
Imperativebow
Present Participle (Participle I)bowing
Past Participle (Participle II)bowed
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I bowwe bow
you bowyou bow
he/she/it bowsthey bow
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am bowingwe are bowing
you are bowingyou are bowing
he/she/it is bowingthey are bowing
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have bowedwe have bowed
you have bowedyou have bowed
he/she/it has bowedthey have bowed
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been bowingwe have been bowing
you have been bowingyou have been bowing
he/she/it has been bowingthey have been bowing
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I bowedwe bowed
you bowedyou bowed
he/she/it bowedthey bowed
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was bowingwe were bowing
you were bowingyou were bowing
he/she/it was bowingthey were bowing
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had bowedwe had bowed
you had bowedyou had bowed
he/she/it had bowedthey had bowed
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been bowingwe had been bowing
you had been bowingyou had been bowing
he/she/it had been bowingthey had been bowing
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will bowwe shall/will bow
you will bowyou will bow
he/she/it will bowthey will bow
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be bowingwe shall/will be bowing
you will be bowingyou will be bowing
he/she/it will be bowingthey will be bowing
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have bowedwe shall/will have bowed
you will have bowedyou will have bowed
he/she/it will have bowedthey will have bowed
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been bowingwe shall/will have been bowing
you will have been bowingyou will have been bowing
he/she/it will have been bowingthey will have been bowing
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would bowwe should/would bow
you would bowyou would bow
he/she/it would bowthey would bow
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be bowingwe should/would be bowing
you would be bowingyou would be bowing
he/she/it would be bowingthey would be bowing
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have bowedwe should/would have bowed
you would have bowedyou would have bowed
he/she/it would have bowedthey would have bowed
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been bowingwe should/would have been bowing
you would have been bowingyou would have been bowing
he/she/it would have been bowingthey would have been bowing
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am bowedwe are bowed
you are bowedyou are bowed
he/she/it is bowedthey are bowed
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being bowedwe are being bowed
you are being bowedyou are being bowed
he/she/it is being bowedthey are being bowed
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been bowedwe have been bowed
you have been bowedyou have been bowed
he/she/it has been bowedthey have been bowed
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was bowedwe were bowed
you were bowedyou were bowed
he/she/it was bowedthey were bowed
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being bowedwe were being bowed
you were being bowedyou were being bowed
he/she/it was being bowedthey were being bowed
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been bowedwe had been bowed
you had been bowedyou had been bowed
he/she/it had been bowedthey had been bowed
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be bowedwe shall/will be bowed
you will be bowedyou will be bowed
he/she/it will be bowedthey will be bowed
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been bowedwe shall/will have been bowed
you will have been bowedyou will have been bowed
he/she/it will have been bowedthey will have been bowed