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Definition of Bowing

Bowing

  1. of Bow
  2. of Bow
  3. The act or art of managing the bow in playing on stringed instruments.
  4. In hatmaking, the act or process of separating and distributing the fur or hair by means of a bow, to prepare it for felting.

Bowing Quotations

A few minutes ago every tree was excited, bowing to the roaring storm, waving, swirling, tossing their branches in glorious enthusiasm like worship. But though to the outer ear these trees are now silent, their songs never cease.
John Muir

Start with God - the first step in learning is bowing down to God; only fools thumb their noses at such wisdom and learning.
King Solomon

To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
Mahatma Gandhi

Some hypocrites and seeming mortified men, that held down their heads, were like the little images that they place in the very bowing of the vaults of churches, that look as if they held up the church, but are but puppets.
William Laud

I like America anyway. In Japan we are much more formal. If two friends are separated for a long time and they meet they bow and bow and bow. They keep bowing without exchanging a word. Here they slap each other on the back and say: Hello, old man, how goes everything.
Sessue Hayakawa
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Bowing Translations

bowing in German is verbeugend

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