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brow

 (brou)
n.
1.
a. The superciliary ridge over the eyes.
b. The eyebrow.
c. The forehead.
2. A facial expression; countenance: "Speak you this with a sad brow?" (Shakespeare).
3. The projecting upper edge of a steep place: the brow of a hill.

[Middle English, from Old English brū; see bhrū- in Indo-European roots.]
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brow

(braʊ)
n
1. (Anatomy) the part of the face from the eyes to the hairline; forehead
2. (Anatomy) short for eyebrow
3. the expression of the face; countenance: a troubled brow.
4. (Mining & Quarrying) the top of a mine shaft; pithead
5. (Physical Geography) the jutting top of a hill, etc
6. dialect Northern English a steep slope on a road
[Old English brū; related to Old Norse brūn eyebrow, Lithuanian bruvis, Greek ophrus, Sanskrit bhrūs]
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brow

(braʊ)

n.
1. the ridge over the eye.
2. the hair growing on that ridge; eyebrow.
3. the forehead.
4. a person's countenance or mien.
5. the edge of a steep place.
[before 1000; Middle English browe, Old English brū]
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Brow

 a collection of scholars—Lipton, 1970.
Dictionary of Collective Nouns and Group Terms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brow - the part of the face above the eyesbrow - the part of the face above the eyes
face, human face - the front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear; "he washed his face"; "I wish I had seen the look on his face when he got the news"
feature, lineament - the characteristic parts of a person's face: eyes and nose and mouth and chin; "an expression of pleasure crossed his features"; "his lineaments were very regular"
crinion, trichion - point where the hairline meets the midpoint of the forehead
2.brow - the arch of hair above each eyebrow - the arch of hair above each eye  
hair - a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head); helps to prevent heat loss; "he combed his hair"; "each hair consists of layers of dead keratinized cells"
venae palpebrales - veins of the eyelids
face, human face - the front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear; "he washed his face"; "I wish I had seen the look on his face when he got the news"
3.brow - the peak of a hillbrow - the peak of a hill; "the sun set behind the brow of distant hills"
crest, summit, top, peak, tip, crown - the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill); "the view from the peak was magnificent"; "they clambered to the tip of Monadnock"; "the region is a few molecules wide at the summit"
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brow

noun
1. forehead, temple She wrinkled her brow inquisitively.
2. top, summit, peak, edge, tip, crown, verge, brink, rim, crest, brim He climbed to the brow of the hill. top
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Translations
جَبينحاجِبُحَرْفُ الجَبَل
čeloobočívrchol
bakkekamøjenbrynpande
harjakulmakarvaotsareuna
hegyorom
brúnennihæîarbrún
antakiskaktaketera
malapiereuzacs
čeloobrv
panna

brow

[braʊ] N
1. (= forehead) → frente f (also eyebrow) → ceja f
see also knit
2. [of hill] → cumbre f, cima f; [of cliff] → borde m
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brow

[ˈbraʊ] n
(= forehead) → front m
(= eyebrow) → sourcil m
[hill] → sommet m
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brow

n
(= eyebrow)Braue f
(= forehead)Stirn f
(of hill)(Berg)kuppe f
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brow

[braʊ] n (forehead) → fronte f; (old) (eyebrow) → sopracciglio; (of hill) → cima; (on road) → dosso
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

brow

(brau) noun
1. the eyebrow. huge, bushy brows.
2. the forehead.
3. the top (of a hill). over the brow of the hill.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

brow

n. ceño; frente.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

brow

n (forehead) frente f; (eyebrow) ceja
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References in periodicals archive ?
Objective: To assess the mean change in interpalpebral fissure height and marginal reflex distance after brow suspension with autogenous fascia lata sling in patients of ptosis.
In their study 30(37.5%) eyes underwent levator resection procedure, 40(50%) eyes underwent a brow suspension using donor stored fascia lata, and in 10(12.5%) eyes a brow suspension was performed using mersilene mesh.
To Compare the Results of Frontalis Brow Suspension using Fascia Lata & Silicone Tube.
Excision of the levator muscle followed by brow suspension ptosis correction can reliably produce satisfactory cosmetic results with good symmetry of lid movement and position.