Meaning of BOWL in English



Function: intransitive verb

Date: 15th century

1 a : to participate in a game of bowling b : to roll a ball in bowling

2 : to travel smoothly and rapidly (as in a wheeled vehicle)

transitive verb

1 a : to roll (a ball) in bowling b (1) : to complete by bowling < bowl a string> (2) : to score by bowling < bowl s 150>

2 : to strike with a swiftly moving object

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.