up-bow


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up-bow

(ŭp′bō′)
n.
A stroke performed on a stringed instrument in which the bow is moved across the strings from its tip to its heel.

up-bow

(ˈʌpˌbəʊ)
n
(Music, other) a stroke of the bow from its tip to its nut on a stringed instrument. Compare down-bow

up′-bow`

(boʊ)

n.
(in bowing on a stringed instrument) a stroke toward the heel of the bow: indicated in scores by the symbol V.
[1890–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.up-bow - an upward stroke from the tip to the heel of the bow
bow - a stroke with a curved piece of wood with taut horsehair strands that is used in playing stringed instruments
Translations

up-bow

[ˈʌpbəʊ] N (Mus) → movimiento m ascendente del arco

up-bow

nAufstrich m
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