Meaning of ARROW in English

ARROW

transcription, транскрипция: [ æroʊ ]

( arrows)

1.

An arrow is a long thin weapon which is sharp and pointed at one end and which often has feathers at the other end. An arrow is shot from a bow.

Warriors armed with bows and arrows and spears have invaded their villages.

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2.

An arrow is a written or printed sign that consists of a straight line with another line bent at a sharp angle at one end. This is a printed arrow: →. The arrow points in a particular direction to indicate where something is.

A series of arrows points the way to the modest grave of Andrei Sakharov.

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