(1) the exterior shell of an expansion ring type coupling; (2) the larger internal diameter of the internal portion of a ferrule
a dish that is round and open at the top for serving foods a round vessel that is open at the top; used for holding fruit or liquids or for serving food a small round container that is open at the top for holding tobacco a wooden ball (with flattened sides) used in the game of bowls the quantity contained in a bowl a concave shape with an open top engage in the sport of bowling; "My parents like to bowl on Friday nights"
A large stadium where sports or concerts take place is sometimes called a Bowl. the Crystal Palace Bowl. the Rose Bowl. see also bowling, begging bowl, fruit bowl, mixing bowl, punch bowl, salad bowl, sugar bowl. Dust Bowl Rose Bowl Super Bowl
A ball of wood or other material used for rolling on a level surface in play; a ball of hard wood having one side heavier than the other, so as to give it a bias when rolled
A bowl is a round container with a wide uncovered top. Some kinds of bowl are used, for example, for serving or eating food from, or in cooking, while other larger kinds are used for washing or cleaning. Put all the ingredients into a large bowl
1) The part of a sanitary fitting made to contain water, usually with a waste outlet Kitchen sinks may have one or two bowls A bowl of a WC is also called the pan 2) A light diffuser over a luminaire, often made from acrylic sheet
Generally referred to as a toilet if a complete unit; two-piece or close-coupled toilets consist of a bowl and a tank A toilet is a water-containing receptor which receives liquid and solid body wastes; two general bowl classifications are round-front and elongated
This tribe lived largely upon the smaller animals which they bowled over with their stone hatchets after making a wide circle about their quarry and driving it so that it had to pass close to one of their number.
To bowl someone over means to push into them and make them fall to the ground. The only physical risk I ran was being bowled over by one of the many joggers Some people had to cling to trees as the flash flood bowled them over. = knock over
A container used for urinating or defecating when it is not possible or inconvenient to go to a bathroom or toilet; a bedpan, a chamber pot. Commonly used in hospitals, where it is normally called bedpan. Formerly used in private residences, particularly those without an indoor toilet or bathroom
A slop-bowl full of strong tea, together with bread, and butter, and eggs, was produced for him in the morning, and he expected that at whatever hour he might arrive in the evening, some food should be presented to him wherewith to satisfy the cravings of nature; if, in addition to this, he had another slop-bowl of tea in the evening, he got all that he ever required, or all, at least, that he ever demanded.
Quizbowl (also known as Quiz bowl, Scholastic Bowl, Brain Bowl, Academic Team, Academic Varsity Bowl, Academic Challenge,Scholar Quiz Bowl, Academic Quiz Team, Academic League, Academic Bowl, It's Academic, Knowledge Bowl, College Bowl, High School Bowl, Masterminds, or Whiz Quiz) is a family of games of questions and answers on all topics of human knowledge, commonly played in high school and college. The game is played with a lockout buzzer system between some number of teams, most commonly two teams of four players each. A moderator reads questions to the teams, whose players endeavor to buzz in first with the correct answer, scoring points for their team
formally Pasadena Tournament of Roses Oldest U.S. postseason college gridiron football contest. It is held annually in Pasadena, Calif., usually on New Year's Day. Each Rose Bowl game is preceded by a "Rose Parade" featuring floats of elaborate floral design. The first festival was held in 1890 and the first football game in 1902. The Rose Bowl stadium opened in 1922. From 1947 to 2001 participation was limited to teams from the Big Ten and Pacific Ten conferences. Starting in 2002, this arrangement was suspended every fourth year to allow the Rose Bowl to host a national championship game
a football game played in the US each year in late January on a Sunday, known as Super Bowl Sunday, that decides which team is the winning team of the year in the NFL. It was first held in 1967, and is watched on television by millions of people. Annual championship game of the National Football League. It is played by the winners of the league's American Football Conference and National Football Conference. The first Super Bowl competition was held in 1967. It normally falls in January, usually on the last Sunday, and is watched by more Americans than any other sporting event
Each game is divided into 10 frames, and each player is allowed to deliver up to two balls per frame except in the final frame, in which two additional deliveries are permitted following a strike [one additional following a spare]. A perfect score is 300, or 12 strikes in a row. Versions of the game include candlepins, duckpins, and skittles
In a sport such as cricket, bowling is the action or activity of bowling the ball towards the batsman. Game in which a heavy ball is rolled down a long, narrow lane to knock down a group of 10 wooden objects (called pins). Versions of the game have existed since ancient times. Ninepin bowling was brought to the U.S. in the 17th century by Dutch settlers; it became so popular and so associated with gambling that it was outlawed in several states. The game grew to enormous popularity in the 20th century, both as a recreational activity and (since 1958) as a professional sport. If all the pins are knocked down with the first ball, a strike is recorded (10 points). If pins remain standing but the second ball knocks them down, the player is awarded a spare (10 points). If a strike is thrown in a frame (turn), the number of pins knocked down by the next two balls bowled count in that frame. After a spare, the score of the next ball counts in the spare's frame. Thus, the maximum point total for a single frame is
the playing of a game of tenpins or duckpins etc (cricket) the act of delivering a cricket ball to the batsman a game in which balls are rolled at an object or group of objects with the aim of knocking them over
Containers for din-dins Of course, if you have nothing better to do, they DO make good things to rip apart Also good for puppies who like to pick them up and run, even though they cant see where they are running when they do it
or lawn bowls or lawn bowling Bowling game similar to the Italian boccie and the French boules played on a green with wooden balls (called bowls) that are rolled at a target ball (the jack). The object is to roll one's bowls so that they come to rest nearer to the jack than those of an opponent, sometimes achieved by knocking aside an opponent's bowl or jack. One point is awarded for each winning bowl. Depending on the game, players use four, three, or two bowls, and games end at 18 or 21 points
They who play bowls must expect to meet with rubbers Those who touch pitch must expect to defile their fingers Those who enter upon affairs of chance, adventure, or dangerous hazard must make up their minds to encounter crosses, losses, or difficulties Those who play with edged instruments must expect to get cut Soldiers in battle must look out for wounds, gamblers for losses, libertines for diseases Bowls to rhyme with rolls
A period of severe drought in Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Kansas, and parts of Texas in 1934-1937 It coincided with the economic disruption of the Great Depression and caused considerable hardship for people living in this area
area in the Great Plains region of North America (Texas to Kansas) that suffered extensive wind erosion as the result of drought and poor fanning practice in once fertile soil Much of the topsoil was blown away in the droughts of the 1930s and the 1980s
A region reduced to aridity by drought and dust storms. a large area of the south-central US, including parts of Kansas and Oklahoma where, in the 1930s, strong winds and lack of rain caused erosion of the soil (=when the top layer of earth is blown away) , so that the land became unsuitable for farming. As a result, many farmers became very poor and had to leave their farms. an area of land that has dust storms and very long periods without rain. Section of the U.S. Great Plains that extended over southeastern Colorado, southwestern Kansas, the panhandles of Texas and Oklahoma, and northeastern New Mexico. The term originated after World War I, when the area's grasslands were converted to agricultural fields. In the naturally dry climate, overcultivation added to the effect of a severe drought in the early 1930s, when heavy winds blew the loose topsoil in "black blizzards" that blocked out the sun and piled dirt in drifts. Many farmers and ranchers left the region for California and elsewhere. The planting of windbreaks and grassland enabled the area to recover by the early 1940s
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