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ar·row

 (ăr′ō)
n.
1. A missile having a straight thin shaft with a pointed head at one end and often flight-stabilizing vanes at the other, meant to be shot from a bow.
2. Something, such as a directional symbol, that is similar to an arrow in form or function.
v. arrowed, arrow·ing, arrows
v.intr.
To move like an arrow.
v.tr.
To shoot with an arrow: arrowed a deer.

[Middle English arwe, from Old English.]

arrow

(ˈærəʊ)
n
1. (Archery) a long slender pointed weapon, usually having feathers fastened at the end as a balance, that is shot from a bow.
2. any of various things that resemble an arrow in shape, function, or speed, such as a sign indicating direction or position
[Old English arwe; related to Old Norse ör, Gothic arhvazna, Latin arcus bow, arch1]

ar•row

(ˈær oʊ)

n.
1. a slender feathered and pointed shaft shot from a bow as a weapon or for sport.
2. anything resembling an arrow in form, function, or character.
3. a linear figure having a wedge-shaped end, as one used on maps or drawings to indicate direction or placement.
v.t.
4. to indicate the proper position of (an insertion) by means of an arrow (often fol. by in).
[before 900; Middle English arewe, arwe, Old English earh, c. Old Norse ǫr, Gothic arhwazna; akin to Latin arcus bow, arc]
ar′row•less, adj.
ar′row•like`, adj.

Ar•row

(ˈær oʊ)

n.
Kenneth Joseph, born 1921, U.S. economist: Nobel prize 1972.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.arrow - a mark to indicate a direction or relationarrow - a mark to indicate a direction or relation
mark - a written or printed symbol (as for punctuation); "his answer was just a punctuation mark"
shaft - a line that forms the length of an arrow pointer
point, head - a V-shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer; "the point of the arrow was due north"
2.arrow - a projectile with a straight thin shaft and an arrowhead on one end and stabilizing vanes on the otherarrow - a projectile with a straight thin shaft and an arrowhead on one end and stabilizing vanes on the other; intended to be shot from a bow
arrowhead - the pointed head or striking tip of an arrow
bow and arrow - a weapon consisting of arrows and the bow to shoot them
broad arrow - an arrow with a wide barbed head
butt shaft - a blunt arrow without a barb; an arrow used for target practice
projectile, missile - a weapon that is forcibly thrown or projected at a targets but is not self-propelled
quarrel - an arrow that is shot from a crossbow; has a head with four edges
vane - a fin attached to the tail of an arrow, bomb or missile in order to stabilize or guide it

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noun
1. dart, flight, reed (archaic), bolt, shaft (archaic), quarrel warriors armed with bows and arrows
2. pointer, indicator, marker A series of arrows point the way to his grave.
Related words
adjective sagittal
Translations
سَهْمإشارَة السَّهْم
fletxasageta
šípšipka
pil
sago
nool
nuoli
strijelaputokaz
nyíl
örör, örvarmerkipíla
矢印
화살화살표
sagitta
papliauškarodyklėstrėlėstrėlės antgalis
bultabultiņa
šípšípka
puščica
pil
ลูกธนูลูกศร
okok işareti
mũi tên

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[ˈærəʊ] N (= weapon, sign) → flecha f

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[ˈærəʊ] n
(= weapon) → flèche f
(= sign) → flèche f

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n (= weapon, sign)Pfeil m
vt way, directiondurch Pfeile/einen Pfeil markieren

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:
arrow bracket
arrowhead
nPfeilspitze f
arrow key
n (Comput) → Pfeiltaste f
arrowroot
n (= plant)Pfeilwurz f; (= flour)Arrowroot nt

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[ˈærəʊ] nfreccia

arrow

(ˈӕrəu) noun
1. a thin, straight stick with a point, which is fired from a bow.
2. a sign shaped like an arrow eg to show which way to go. You can't get lost – just follow the arrows.
arrowhead noun
1. a water plant with leaves shaped like an arrowhead.
2. the tip of an arrow, shaped to a point.

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سَهْم šíp, šipka pil Pfeil βέλος flecha nuoli flèche putokaz, strijela freccia, 矢印 화살, 화살표 pijl pil strzała, strzałka flecha, seta стрела, указательная стрелка pil ลูกธนู, ลูกศร ok mũi tên 箭头
References in classic literature ?
Is there no difference, Hawkeye, between the stone-headed arrow of the warrior, and the leaden bullet with which you kill?
But no longer snuffing in the trail of the wild beasts of the woodland, Tashtego now hunted in the wake of the great whales of the sea; the unerring harpoon of the son fitly replacing the infallible arrow of the sires.
The sword of him that layeth at him cannot hold, the spear, the dart, nor the habergeon: he esteemeth iron as straw; the arrow cannot make him flee; darts are counted as stubble; he laugheth at the shaking of a spear
The streets are extravagantly wide, the paved squares are prodigious, the houses are huge and handsome, and compacted into uniform blocks that stretch away as straight as an arrow, into the distance.
It's jest a small, thin, blue arrow -- that's what it is; and if you don't look clost, you can't see it.
Tom flung off his jacket and trousers, turned a suspender into a belt, raked away some brush behind the rotten log, dis- closing a rude bow and arrow, a lath sword and a tin trumpet, and in a moment had seized these things and bounded away, barelegged, with fluttering shirt.
There was no indecision or delay in the establishment of their relations; Rebecca's heart flew like an arrow to its mark, and her mind, meeting its superior, settled at once into an abiding attitude of respectful homage.
It darted through her, with the speed of an arrow, that Mr.
Colin was standing upright--upright--as straight as an arrow and looking strangely tall--his head thrown back and his strange eyes flashing lightning.
A half-dressed boatman, standing next me, pointed with his bare arm (a tattoo'd arrow on it, pointing in the same direction) to the left.
The forge was shut up for the day, and Joe inscribed in chalk upon the door (as it was his custom to do on the very rare occasions when he was not at work) the monosyllable HOUT, accompanied by a sketch of an arrow supposed to be flying in the direction he had taken.
Long John Silver unearthed a very competent man for a mate, a man named Arrow.