On the bow

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • On the bow within 45° of the point right ahead
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Quotations

  • Edwin Markham
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    “Bowed by the weight of centuries he leans upon his hoe and gazes on the ground, the emptiness of ages in his face, and on his back the burden of the world.”

Usage

In literature:

Watch them addressing ladies on the terrace; they scarcely ever bow.
"The works of Guy de Maupassant, Vol. 5 (of 8)" by Guy de Maupassant 1850-1893
Meanwhile the men in the bow of the steamer shouted to Haco to come on board.
"Shifting Winds" by R.M. Ballantyne
As the large canoe ran its bow lightly on the sand, the first man who leaped ashore was La Roche.
"Ungava" by R.M. Ballantyne
They struck her on the bow, on the side, on the quarter, on the stern.
"The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands" by R.M. Ballantyne
Immediately every man in the ship hurried to the bow of the vessel, and gazed with strangely mingled feelings on what was to be his future home.
"The Lonely Island" by R.M. Ballantyne
The boat shot its bow on the bank, and the seaman flew rather than leaped upon the baby elephant!
"Black Ivory" by R.M. Ballantyne
He stood at the bow with his arms crossed on his chest and a look of melancholy interest on his countenance.
"The Hot Swamp" by R.M. Ballantyne
She was ploughing through the water, throwing up a great white wave on either bow.
"The Secret Wireless" by Lewis E. Theiss
BACHMANN, O., Halberstadt, Violin-maker, and author of a handbook on the construction of bow instruments, published in 1835 at Leipsic.
"The Violin" by George Hart
Benedetto bowed deeply, and sat on the edge of the hard wooden bench.
"The Son of Monte-Cristo, Volume I (of 2)" by Alexandre Dumas père
With a jerk the stern dropped several feet on the run, and the boat hung again in air, now with bow up and stern down.
"Sonnie-Boy's People" by James B. Connolly
We had just opened the Gulf of Nauplia out when the look-out man shouted, 'A vessel on the port bow!
"The Shellback's Progress" by Walter Runciman
As the boat goes on, he walks along the boat from the bow to the stern, pushing all the way as hard as he can push.
"Rollo in Holland" by Jacob Abbott
On dashed the cruiser, foaming at the bows, under the impetus of the rising gale, which struck him some time before it reached us.
"Captain Canot" by Brantz Mayer
The ship came driving down on us on the starboard bow.
"Old Jack" by W.H.G. Kingston
The Indian, at the same time, dropped his bow, and, bringing his lance to the charge, spurred on to meet me.
"The Scalp Hunters" by Mayne Reid
She came on swiftly, sheering the water with her sharp bow.
"A Prisoner of Morro" by Upton Sinclair
However, after five minutes of anxious waiting, kneeling in the bow, his eyes on the cable, he found his courage rising and his hopes glowing.
"Blow The Man Down" by Holman Day
Hemming pulled up on the port bow, sprang up the side, and soon fought his way upon deck.
"The Three Midshipmen" by W.H.G. Kingston
A strong current was setting us in the direction of the Longships light, which now appeared broad on the starboard bow.
"A Yacht Voyage Round England" by W.H.G. Kingston
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In poetry:

Once on a clear autumnal day,
With weary heart and spirit bowed,
I sought a silent scene away
From all the turmoil of the crowd.
"The Youthful Villager And The Hermit" by James Madison Bell
And the stalwart braves—awe-struck—,
With heads bowed low on breast
As the veteran sailor proudly cried
San Salvador, the blest!
"Chicago Exposition Ode" by Mary Weston Fordham
But juist as he laid the bow on the strings,
The brig was shinin' wi' licht,
An' ithers forbye him wha wantit the reel
Cam' a' at ance into sicht.
"The Fiddler O' Boglebriggs" by Alexander Anderson
My hopes were as bright as the bow, when the storm
Is rolling away before it,
And Love painted on them so bright a form
That not a cloud came o'er it.
"Stanzas #3" by John Gardiner Calkins Brainard
In this, thy house, whose doors we now
For social worship first unfold,
To thee the suppliant throng shall bow,
While circling years on years are rolled.
"Hymns For Dedication I" by John Pierpont
They bow, and their spirit is not alone,
For swift from the calm past years
The dead man's being strikes full on their own,
And their heart grows big with tears.
"Tasso" by Alexander Anderson

In news:

The Women's Committee of The Washington Ballet held the first annual Sugar Plum Bazaar at the Ballet Studio on Wisconsin Avenue, which is currently wrapped in a bright red bow.
The Boise Bring Bowe Home Hero WOD on Saturday, June 30.
This new product may save us some time with the whole process by having the bow printed directly on the paper, in 3D.
Final approval of the agreement between the city and school for the Custer Elementary playground equipment is one of the items on the agenda for today's City Council meeting in Broken Bow.
The man who police say perpetrated a bow and arrow attack on a professor at Wyoming's Casper College was the victim's son.
Ichiro Suzuki #31 of the the New York Yankees bows to the crowd in his first at-bat against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on July 23, 2012 in Seattle, Washington.
The house the Spielers purchased recently on Stratford Place in Country Club Hills is decorated with a big red bow .
The theme of the service will be "Bowing only to Jesus," based on Philippians 2:9-10.
Garth Brooks will take his final bow on the Wynn Las Vegas Encore Theater stage in November.
Well, a bit of snow on Tuesday was a nice "cannonball across the bow" as we go sailing toward winter.
The store is listed on Silver City's tourism website as a shop that sells guns , ammunition, bows, archery supplies and related sporting goods.
Broken Bow's senior baseball team improved to 6-1 on the season with a sweep of McCook on Saturday.
Dwayne Bowe's holdout from the Kansas City Chiefs is sure to wear on the nerves of the team's general manager, Scott Pioli.
The reality skein, starring Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas -- one-third of 1990s supergroup TLC -- bows Sunday, April 11, at 10:30 pm on VH1.
Even "Survivor" bows to the king of spring and goes on hiatus for one week.
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In science:

Traditionally, numerical simulations of the ISM focussed on specific ob jects, such as supernova remnants, stellar wind bubbles, superbubbles, shocked clouds, or bow shocks produced by fast-moving stars or stellar jets.
The Dynamical Interstellar Medium: Insights from Numerical Models
They are only very weakly curved being nearly planar, and not possessing a recognisable quasi-perpendicular area on the surface. analysed ion distributions along magnetic field lines that were connected to the quasi-perpendicular area of Earth’s bow shock.
Fundamentals of Non-relativistic Collisionless Shock Physics: IV. Quasi-Parallel Supercritical Shocks
The result is shown in Figure 7 for three successive times on February 18, 2003 when the CLUSTER spacecraft was outside the bow shock.
Fundamentals of Non-relativistic Collisionless Shock Physics: IV. Quasi-Parallel Supercritical Shocks
They used a nominal bow shock model , based on the measured upstream flow parameters (basically the dynamic pressure of the flow), providing the shock-spacecraft distances along the magnetic field flux tube for the individual CLUSTER spacecraft and the local shock-normal angles ΘBn .
Fundamentals of Non-relativistic Collisionless Shock Physics: IV. Quasi-Parallel Supercritical Shocks
CLUSTER observations across the bow shock when the spacecraft were on short separation of few 100 km).
Fundamentals of Non-relativistic Collisionless Shock Physics: IV. Quasi-Parallel Supercritical Shocks
This sketches on a high-level how to solve a particular PS, e.g. “Towards Vibration-free Steel Bows” or “Steel Bows: Copper Arrows to the Rescue?”.
PaperBricks: An Alternative to Complete-Story Peer Reviewing
This type of publication allows researchers to validate the performance of different approaches, e.g. “Steel Bows: How Still are they Really?” or “On the Performance of Copper Arrows”.
PaperBricks: An Alternative to Complete-Story Peer Reviewing
The “bow” superimposed on these curves represents the approximate “pivot point” (cf.
Dark Matter and Structure Formation in the Universe
The analysis considers both the thermal and temporal evolution of the ICM which has passed through the bow shock of the radio source and the effect of this swept-up gas on the dynamics of the radio source itself.
On the interaction of FR-II radio sources with the intracluster medium
In this section I will focus on those published studies of interactions which have sufficient resolution and sensitivity to probe directly the gas between bow-shock and contact surface.
On the interaction of FR-II radio sources with the intracluster medium
Whether the thermal conductivity is suppressed or not, the radio source must do significant work on the ICM; the total pdV work must be comparable to the stored energy within the lobes (KA97, KA99), and this is deposited as heat within the gas between the bow-shock and contact surface.
On the interaction of FR-II radio sources with the intracluster medium
We now assume that the X-ray emitting region corresponds to the head of the bow shock, in which the gas has a temperature and density of the order of the on-axis post-shock values.
The X-ray Luminosities of HH Objects
From the usual ram pressure balance argument, one can calculate the on-axis shock velocity of the leading bow shock as vbs = β vj /(1 + β ) = 708 km s−1 (where β = pnj /nenv = 5, see above).
The X-ray Luminosities of HH Objects
The synchrotron maps from PWNe will therefore show a similar morphology, which makes it hard to determine the presence of a bow shock based on the observed PWN/SNR morphology.
An evolutionary model for pulsar-driven supernova remnants
Specλ 3,m (ζ ∗ ) but the bow isn’t rudimentary any longer, on the of the spectra Specλ contrary, it is almost a circle. 5,m (ζ ∗ ).
Hidden Life of Riemann's Zeta Function 1. Arrow, Bow, and Targets
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