UPBOW

Etymology

Noun

upbow (plural upbows)

(music) A note performed on a string instrument by drawing the bow upward or to the left across the instrument, moving the point of contact from the bow's tip toward the frog.

Verb

upbow (third-person singular simple present upbows, present participle upbowing, simple past and past participle upbowed)

(geology) To bend or arc upwards.

Source: Wiktionary



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8 December 2022

TRANSGRESSION

(noun) the act of transgressing; the violation of a law or a duty or moral principle; “the boy was punished for the transgressions of his father”


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