Definition of down-bow in English:

down-bow

Syllabification: down-bow
Pronunciation: /ˈdounbō
 
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noun

Music (On a stringed instrument) a stroke in which the bow, from handle to tip, is slid across the strings in a motion of the hand moving away from the strings.
More example sentences
  • Then do a down bow and watch the bow slide back to the fingerboard by the time one reaches the point.

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