There are 3 translations of bow in Spanish:

bow1

Pronunciation: /bəʊ/

noun/nombre

  • 2 (weapon) arco (masculine) bow and arrow arco y flecha
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    • They had walked and driven for hours to get there, carrying the only weapons they possessed - bows and arrows, spears and machetes.
    • The catalogue, includes an assortment of weapons: bows and arrows, swords and spears.
    • Swords, spears, bows and arrows and many other weapons were being made in full force.
  • 3 [Music/Música] arco (masculine)
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    • When the electric is used, it's played with a violin bow, which results in a sound I'm sure we could use to communicate with whales.
    • Rosin can be used as a plasticizer, in the manufacture of varnishes and printing inks, and also to treat bows for stringed instruments.
    • The stealer of the show was definitely Peers when he played his guitar like an upside-down guitar with a violin bow.
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    • She claims to have used a lighter bow for Schubert than Brahms.
    • Rapid bowing, slow bows and staccato to bowing are reviewed, and exercises for each are prescribed.
    • Bow every note slowly while concentrating on bow placement and technique.
  • 4 (on spectacles — arm) (American English/inglés norteamericano) patilla (feminine), brazo (masculine) (Chile) (Colombia) ; (— frame) montura (feminine), armazón (masculine) or (feminine)
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    • The lenses don't meet the corners of the frame where the bows attach.
    • This hearing aid device has a body that can be attached to an eyeglasses bow has a channel therein for acceptance of a flexible eyeglasses bow end piece.
    • A pair of eyeglasses includes an elongated lens unit, a pair of connectors, and a pair of elongated bows.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • [branch/plank] arquearse, doblarse, pandearse

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

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There are 3 translations of bow in Spanish:

bow2

Pronunciation: /baʊ/

noun/nombre

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1 hacer* una reverencia or (Colombia) (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) una venia or (Mexico/México) una caravana I hate waiters who bow and scrape odio a los camareros demasiado solícitos or serviles to bow to sb hacerle* una reverencia a algn, inclinarse ante algnto bow to sth we must bow to her age and experience debemos tratarla con la deferencia que su edad y experiencia merecen I bow to your superior knowledge usted sabe más que yo they won't bow to government pressure no van a ceder ante la presión del gobierno to bow to the inevitable resignarse ante lo inevitable
  • 2 [Cinema/Cine] [film, movie] the film bowed last week at Cannes la película se estrenó la semana pasada en Cannes

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [head] inclinar, agachar I bowed my head in shame incliné or agaché la cabeza avergonzado his whole body was bowed with exhaustion estaba doblegado de cansancio

Phrasal verbs

bow down

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio
doblegarse*, bajar la cerviz to bow down to sb/sth someterse a algn/algo

bow out

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio
retirarse

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