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Dow

 (dou), Charles Henry 1851-1902.
American economist and publisher who with Edward D. Jones (1856-1920) established Dow Jones & Company, Inc. (1882), a publisher of financial bulletins. In 1889 he founded the Wall Street Journal.

Dow

, Herbert Henry 1866-1930.
American chemist and manufacturer who developed and patented more than 100 chemical processes and founded the Dow Chemical Company (1897).

Dow

(daʊ; Dutch dɔu)
n
(Biography) See Dou

Dow.

dowager.

dow


Past participle: dowed/dought
Gerund: dowing

Imperative
dow
dow
Present
I dow
you dow
he/she/it dows
we dow
you dow
they dow
Preterite
I dowed/dought
you dowed/dought
he/she/it dowed/dought
we dowed/dought
you dowed/dought
they dowed/dought
Present Continuous
I am dowing
you are dowing
he/she/it is dowing
we are dowing
you are dowing
they are dowing
Present Perfect
I have dowed/dought
you have dowed/dought
he/she/it has dowed/dought
we have dowed/dought
you have dowed/dought
they have dowed/dought
Past Continuous
I was dowing
you were dowing
he/she/it was dowing
we were dowing
you were dowing
they were dowing
Past Perfect
I had dowed/dought
you had dowed/dought
he/she/it had dowed/dought
we had dowed/dought
you had dowed/dought
they had dowed/dought
Future
I will dow
you will dow
he/she/it will dow
we will dow
you will dow
they will dow
Future Perfect
I will have dowed/dought
you will have dowed/dought
he/she/it will have dowed/dought
we will have dowed/dought
you will have dowed/dought
they will have dowed/dought
Future Continuous
I will be dowing
you will be dowing
he/she/it will be dowing
we will be dowing
you will be dowing
they will be dowing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been dowing
you have been dowing
he/she/it has been dowing
we have been dowing
you have been dowing
they have been dowing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been dowing
you will have been dowing
he/she/it will have been dowing
we will have been dowing
you will have been dowing
they will have been dowing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been dowing
you had been dowing
he/she/it had been dowing
we had been dowing
you had been dowing
they had been dowing
Conditional
I would dow
you would dow
he/she/it would dow
we would dow
you would dow
they would dow
Past Conditional
I would have dowed/dought
you would have dowed/dought
he/she/it would have dowed/dought
we would have dowed/dought
you would have dowed/dought
they would have dowed/dought
Translations
References in classic literature ?
One win- dow, glowing a deep murder red, shone squarely through the leaves.
Rumty iddity, row dow dow, Sing toodlely, teedlely, bow wow wow.
and the crash of an empty bottle against the back of his aunt's woodshed brought him wide awake, and a single minute later he was dressed and out of the win- dow and creeping along the roof of the "ell" on all fours.
He studied Nature in all her aspects for the benefit of his paintings, which were as minutely finished as those of Gerard Dow, his master, and of Mieris, his friend.
In about half an hour Tom's wagon drove up to the front stile, and Aunt Sally she see it through the win- dow, because it was only about fifty yards, and says:
As the dawn grew brighter we withdrew from the win- dow from which we had watched the Martians, and went very quietly downstairs.
King George is to whistle for his rents; he maun dow with less; he can spread his butter thinner: what cares Red Colin?
He looked out of the win- dow, which had a wonderfully clear glass in it, and the trees, the houses, the fields, and the long roads seemed to fly round and round about him till his head swam.
A bestial roaring coming out of an upstairs win- dow would interrupt their talk.