Definition of Bowstring. Meaning of Bowstring. Synonyms of Bowstring

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Definition of Bowstring

Bowstring
Bowstring Bow"string`, n. 1. The string of a bow. 2. A string used by the Turks for strangling offenders. Bowstring bridge, a bridge formed of an arch of timber or iron, often braced, the thrust of which is resisted by a tie forming a chord of the arch. Bowstring girder, an arched beam strengthened by a tie connecting its two ends. Bowstring hemp (Bot.), the tenacious fiber of the Sanseviera Zeylanica, growing in India and Africa, from which bowstrings are made. --Balfour.
Bowstring
Bowstring Bow"string`, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bowstringedor Bowstrung; p. pr. & vb. n. Bowstringing.] To strangle with a bowstring.

Meaning of Bowstring from wikipedia

- A bowstring joins the two ends of the bow stave and launches the arrow. Desirable properties include light weight, strength, resistance to ab****n, and...
- is also known as the "viper's bowstring hemp", because it is one of the sources for plant fibers used to make bowstrings. In Eurasia, it is known as hǔwěilán...
- The bowstring arch through truss bridge was patented in 1841 by Squire Whipple. While similar in appearance to a tied-arch bridge, a bowstring truss...
- contact the bowstring. To load an arrow for shooting (nocking an arrow), the archer places an arrow across the middle of the bow with the bowstring in the...
- that is being flattened. Therefore, the design is also called a bowstring-arch or bowstring-girder bridge. The elimination of horizontal forces at the abutments...
- methods of making a bowstring exist, such as the 'endless loop' and 'Flemish twist'. Almost any fiber can be made into a bowstring. The author of Arab...
- Bowstring is an unincorporated community in Bowstring Township, Itasca County, Minnesota, United States. The community is located 15 miles north of Deer...
- the bowstring hieroglyph is used to define words of strength, hardness, durability, etc. The hieroglyphic language equivalent of the bowstring is "rwdj"...
- using a trigger to release the bowstring, rather than the archer's fingers. It is used to make the release of the bowstring quicker and reducing the amount...
- The Whipple Cast and Wrought Iron Bowstring Truss Bridge (locally known as the Normanskill Farm Bridge), is located near the entrance to Stevens Farm...
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