(v. t.) To cause to deviate from straightness; to bend; to inflect; to make crooked or curved.
(v. t.) To exercise powerful or controlling influence over; to bend, figuratively; to turn; to incline.
(v. t.) To bend or incline, as the head or body, in token of respect, gratitude, assent, homage, or condescension.
(v. t.) To cause to bend down; to prostrate; to depress,;/ to crush; to subdue.
(v. t.) To express by bowing; as, to bow one's thanks.
(v. i.) To bend; to curve.
(v. i.) To stop.
(v. i.) To bend the head, knee, or body, in token of reverence or submission; -- often with down.
(v. i.) To incline the head in token of salutation, civility, or assent; to make bow.
(n.) An inclination of the head, or a bending of the body, in token of reverence, respect, civility, or submission; an obeisance; as, a bow of deep humility.
(v. t.) Anything bent, or in the form of a curve, as the rainbow.
(v. t.) A weapon made of a strip of wood, or other elastic material, with a cord connecting the two ends, by means of which an arrow is propelled.
(v. t.) An ornamental knot, with projecting loops, formed by doubling a ribbon or string.
(v. t.) The U-shaped piece which embraces the neck of an ox and fastens it to the yoke.
(v. t.) An appliance consisting of an elastic rod, with a number of horse hairs stretched from end to end of it, used in playing on a stringed instrument.
(v. t.) An arcograph.
(v. t.) Any instrument consisting of an elastic rod, with ends connected by a string, employed for giving reciprocating motion to a drill, or for preparing and arranging the hair, fur, etc., used by hatters.
(v. t.) A rude sort of quadrant formerly used for taking the sun's altitude at sea.
(sing. or pl.) Two pieces of wood which form the arched forward part of a saddletree.
(v. i.) To play (music) with a bow.
(v. i. ) To manage the bow.
(n.) The bending or rounded part of a ship forward; the stream or prow.
(n.) One who rows in the forward part of a boat; the bow oar.
(1) Aldi, Lidl and Morrisons are to raise the price they pay their suppliers for milk, bowing to growing pressure from dairy farmers who say the industry is in crisis.
(2) The effects of maxillary protracting bow appliance were the maxillary forward movement associated with counter-clockwise rotation of the nasal floor and the mandibular backward movement associated with clockwise rotation.
(3) We have urged the government not to bow to the pressure of the opposition against this law.
(4) Facebook Twitter Pinterest Mark Karpeles, president of Mt Gox bitcoin exchange, bows his head during a press conference in Tokyo after a $400m hack.
(5) We see central bank leaders seemingly bowing to political pressures .
(6) The tangential force caused massive swelling and one week later bowing of the forearm was noticed.
(7) Following the last model’s disappearance backstage, Galliano appeared briefly in front of the audience and bobbed a blink-and-you-missed-it bow, dressed in the white lab coat that is the uniform of the Maison Margiela label for whom he now designs.
(8) She walked around her Bethnal Green and Bow constituency in a crop top that showed her belly button ring; she also established herself as a hard- working MP for that area.
(9) A case of acute plastic bowing fractures of both the fibula and tibia in a child is presented.
(10) It soon became a standard text for aspiring Young Conservatives and Bow Groupers in the days before the Thatcherite tide had engulfed even those institutions.
(11) At 12, Focus E15 were served with a notice to appear in Bow magistrates court at 2pm.
(12) Labour's Michael Dugher said he welcomed the prime minister "bowing down to public pressure".
(13) We report four patients with unilateral bowing of the lower leg, affecting only the fibula.
(14) Isolated bowing of the ulna is rare, yet its occurrence, particularly in conjunction with congenital dislocation of the radial head, has been documented.
(15) Tissue-type plasminogen activator (t-PA), when isolated from human colon fibroblast (hcf) cells, is N-glycosylated differently than when isolated from the Bowes melanoma (m) cell line (Parekh et al., 1988).
(16) President Obama's speech on Thursday seemed to put a neat bow on the past four years.
(17) Before negotiations have even started, the proposed trade deal between the EU and United States has been heralded as a game-changer: an unprecedented stimulus package for the European economy, a shot across the bow for British Eurosceptics and a chance for Europe and the US to set the standard for global trade before China beats us to it.
(18) Kevin Anderson and Alice Bows at the Tyndall centre for climate change research at Manchester University say global carbon emissions are rising so fast that they would need to peak by 2015 and then decrease by up to 6.5% each year for atmospheric CO2 levels to stabilise at 450ppm, which might limit temperature rise to 2C.
(19) On Saturday the president said he had no intention of bowing to critics' calls for him to step down.
(20) The present study was undertaken for the purpose of detecting the influence on upper first molars by the dynamic behavior originated in face-bow construction.
(v. i.) To bend or incline the upper part, with a quick motion; as, nodding plumes.
(v. i.) To incline the head with a quick motion; to make a slight bow; to make a motion of assent, of salutation, or of drowsiness, with the head; as, to nod at one.
(v. i.) To be drowsy or dull; to be careless.
(v. t.) To incline or bend, as the head or top; to make a motion of assent, of salutation, or of drowsiness with; as, to nod the head.
(v. t.) To signify by a nod; as, to nod approbation.
(v. t.) To cause to bend.
(n.) A dropping or bending forward of the upper oart or top of anything.
(n.) A quick or slight downward or forward motion of the head, in assent, in familiar salutation, in drowsiness, or in giving a signal, or a command.
(1) A triphasic pattern was evident for the neck moments including a small phase which represented a seating of the headform on the nodding blocks of the uppermost ATD neck segment, and two larger phases of opposite polarity which represented the motion of the head relative to the trunk during the first 350 ms after impact.
(2) The polygenic control of diabetogenesis in NOD mice, in which a recessive gene linked to the major histocompatibility complex is but one of several controlling loci, suggests that similar polygenic interactions underlie this type of diabetes in humans.
(3) Everyone worked hard, but it is fair to pick out Willian because of his work-rate, quality on the ball, participation in the first goal and quality of the second.” It had been Willian’s fizzed cross, 11 minutes before the break, which Dragovic had nodded inadvertently inside Shovkovskiy’s near post to earn the hosts their initial lead.
(4) Addition of the flavanol kaempferol, an antagonist of nod gene induction, had no detectable effect on the chemotactic response to naringenin or apigenin, but was itself found to be an attractant.
(5) He is seeing clubbers with their hands in the air again: "In the dubstep era everyone just stood there and nodded their heads.
(6) There are these two young fish swimming along, and they happen to meet an older fish swimming the other way, who nods at them and says, "Morning, boys, how's the water?"
(7) We conclude that parathyroiditis in the NOD mouse is part of the wide spectrum of autoimmunity observed in this animal model of diabetes.
(8) TIP displays significant homology with several other membrane proteins from diverse sources: major intrinsic polypeptide from bovine lens fiber plasma membrane; NOD 26, a peribacteroid membrane protein in the nitrogen-fixing root nodules of soybean; and interestingly, GIpF, the glycerol facilitator transport protein in the cytoplasmic membrane of Escherichia coli.
(9) Nonobese diabetic (NOD) mice get spontaneous diabetes with clinical and pathological manifestations similar to those seen in human type I diabetes.
(10) DMSO (2.5%), MSM (2.5%), and DMS (0.25%) were added to the drinking water of female NOD mice immediately after weaning.
(11) A 1977 Apple II computer sits in the background, near a poster that reads "Think" – presumably a nod to Apple's "Think different" advertising campaign of the late 1990s.
(12) Antibodies against both IAP and type C were detected in NOD, with the humoral response to type C, but not IAP, preceding decline in beta cell function.
(13) He was perhaps casting an envious glance at his counterpart Dave Whelan's summer signings, particularly Holt, who nodded over early on from six yards.
(14) Nicotinamide, a vitamin B group substance, has previously been shown to prevent diabetes and suppress insulitis in the NOD mouse.
(15) The study of animal models of insulin-dependent diabetes (BB rats, NOD mice) now allows demonstrating the autoimmune process.
(16) Here we show that the nodulation genes of this bacterium determine the production of a large family of Nod-factors which are N-acylated chitin pentamers carrying a variety of substituents.
(17) Nor is it good enough to listen, nod politely, then tell the troubled voters they've got it wrong.
(18) The NOD (non-obese diabetic) mouse spontaneously develops insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) characterized by autoimmune insulitis, involving lymphocytic infiltration around and into the islets followed by pancreatic beta (beta) cell destruction, similar to human IDDM.
(19) Treatment with anti-class II antibody effectively prevented the adoptive transfer of diabetes produced by splenocytes from diabetic NOD mice into newborn mice but failed to prevent adoptive transfer into irradiated adult NOD recipients.
(20) This time he looked like a nodding dog in the back of a car that's been in a terrible crash.