Definition of Bowllike

1. Adjective. Resembling a bowl or some aspect of one. ¹

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Definition of Bowllike

1. concave [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bowllike

bowling averages
bowling ball
bowling crease
bowling creases
bowling equipment
bowling figures
bowling green
bowling greens
bowling league
bowling out
bowling pin
bowling score
bowling shoe
bowllike (current term)
bowls of cherries
bowls out

Literary usage of Bowllike

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1. The Story of the Great War by Francis Joseph Reynolds, Allen Leon Churchill, Leonard Wood, Francis Trevelyan Miller, Austin Melvin Knight, Frederick Palmer, Frank Herbert Simonds, Arthur Brown Ruhl (1920)
"The village lay in a bowllike center of sloping fields, and its actual area was unoccupied by either side, neither having any desire to hold it, ..."

2. Text-book of Ophthalmology by Ernst Fuchs, Alexander Duane (1899)
"From this bending of the tarsus the whole lid acquires a boat- like or bowllike shape. The cause of the distortion of the tarsus lies partly in the ..."

3. Greenland Icefields and Life in the North Atlantic: With a New Discussion of by George Frederick Wright, Warren Upham (1896)
"... on certain tracts had sunk into the ice, leading to the formation of cylindrical and bowllike holes from one to two feet deep, ..."

4. Corinth: The Centenary, 1896-1996 by Charles K. Williams, Nancy Bookidis (2003)
"At the eastern end of the main quarry area, a similar spur extends across the entire width of the quarry and separates it from a small, bowllike quarry ..."

5. Legislative Document by New York (State). Legislature (1919)
"The great bowllike depression just east of the summit of Whiteface was formerly ... Just north of Sentinel peak is another fine example of a bowllike ..."

6. Our Great West: A Study of the Present Conditions and Future Possibilities by Julian Ralph (1893)
"... its broad streets and battalions of brick and stone buildings over a considerable part of the bowllike, level-bottomed basin in which it has been built. ..."

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