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bowl 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/bōl/,
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bowls, plural;
  1. Roll (a ball or hoop) along the ground
    • - she snatched her hat off and bowled it ahead of her like a hoop
  2. Play at tenpin bowling
    • - I usually bowl Tuesday nights
  3. Achieve (a certain score) in tenpin bowling
    • - she bowled a 162 high game
  4. Deliver (a ball to a batsman)
    • - Lillee bowled another bouncer
    • - Sobers bowled to Willis
  5. Dismiss (a batsman) by knocking down the wicket with the ball that one has bowled
    • - Stewart was bowled for 33 in the one-day international
  6. Move rapidly and smoothly in a specified direction
    • - they bowled along the country roads
Noun
  1. A ball made slightly asymmetrical so that it runs on a curved course, used in the game of lawn bowling


  1. a round vessel that is open at the top; used chiefly for holding food or liquids;
  2. roll (a ball)
  3. a concave shape with an open top
  4. hurl a cricket ball from one end of the pitch towards the batsman at the other end
  5. engage in the sport of bowling; "My parents like to bowl on Friday nights"
  6. the quantity contained in a bowl
  7. A bowl, when referred to in drug subculture, can mean three things that differ according to region and personal taste. Many exclusively refer to "bowl" as meaning the indented or 'bowl-shaped' part of a smoking instrument. It is also used to signify a pipe used for smoking non-tobacco products. ...
  8. A bowl is a common open-top container used in many cultures to serve food, and is also used for drinking and storing other items. They are typically small and shallow, although some, such as punch bowls and salad bowls, are larger and often intended to serve many people.
  9. The Bowl (Also Chief Bowles, Cherokee: Di'wali) was one of the leaders of the Cherokee hostile to the United States of America during the Chickamauga wars, under Dragging Canoe and later John Watts. ...
  10. The King George V Bowl (commonly known as The Bowl) is a multi-use stadium in Douglas, Isle of Man. It is currently used mostly for football matches and serves as the home of the Isle of Man national football team. The stadium has a capacity of about 3,000.
  11. The Bowl is a casual nickname given to the annual college football game between the University of Utah and the University of New Mexico. The name arose at a time when Utah had lost four of the previous five meetings against New Mexico. ...
  12. Bowls is a sport in which the objective is to roll slightly asymmetric balls, called bowls, so that they stop close to a smaller—normally white—bowl called the "jack" or "kitty". Bowls, either flat- or -green, is usually played outdoors, on grass and synthetic surfaces. ...
  13. A roughly hemispherical container used to hold, mix or present food, such as salad, fruit or soup, or other items; As much as is held by a bowl; A haircut in which straight hair is cut at an even height around the edges, forming a bowl shape; A round crater (or similar) in the ground; The part ...
  14. ("bowls" (n)) Slang referring to the head, or bathroom, aboard a ship
  15. (BOWLS) With the dramatic increase in light output of the "new", ductile tungsten bulb brought out in 1911, fixture designs opened up. Indirect lighting, which uses light reflected off the ceiling, helped moderate shadows and offered a more gentle room illumination. ...
  16. (Bowls) An object to hold other items placed in from the top, often with a lid to protect the inserted items, with a base to keep the opening upward which may be a simple flat surface, and added ring, a foot, or a stemmed foot. Many shown in ETG
  17. (Bowls) Llanelli hosts the annual Welsh International Open, which is part of the World Bowls Tour. The event is held at the Selwyn Samuel Centre.
  18. (Bowls) the rounded parts of letters like b, d, g, o, p, and even c and s, according to some.
  19. (lawn bowls) a very old game the object of which is to get your bowls [which are biased so they'll turn in a curve] closer to the jack [which is a small white sphere] than your opponents. There are many variations of the game, you can have singles games, pairs and triplets. ...
  20. To deliver the ball in a manner determined to be legal by the umpire.
  21. A device that fits in the rotary table or wellhead to hold the wedges or slips that support a string of drill pipe casing or tubing while tripping in or out of the hole
  22. (1) the exterior shell of an expansion ring type coupling; (2) the larger internal diameter of the internal portion of a ferrule.
  23. A large mountain basin, characteristically free of trees and tailor-made for great swooping turns or steep, speedy dives.
  24. One of the seven horoscope patterns identified by the late Marc Edmund Jones according to the picture formed by planetary distribution in a horoscope. All ten planets placed in approximately one-half of a horoscope indicate the Bowl. ...
  25. pipe used for smoking dope