Also called bowline knot. a knot used to make a nonslipping loop on the end of a rope.
Nautical. a rope made fast to the weather leech of a square sail, for keeping the sail as flat as possible when close-hauled.
on a bowline, Nautical. sailing close-hauled.
on an easy bowline, Nautical. close-hauled with sails well filled.
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a line for controlling the weather leech of a square sail when a vessel is close-hauled
on a bowline, beating close to the wind
a knot used for securing a loop that will not slip at the end of a piece of rope
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a membranous, double-walled capsule surrounding a glomerulus of a nephron. Bowman’s capsule (bō’mənz) A cup-shaped structure around the glomerulus of each nephron of the vertebrate kidney. It serves as a filter to remove organic wastes, excess inorganic salts, and water. Bowman’s capsule is named after its identifier, English physician and physiologist, Sir William Bowman (1816-1892).
an eastern U.S. plant, Gillenia trifoliata, of the rose family, having terminal clusters of white flowers.
a clam-shaped net for trapping hawks, set open and baited with a pigeon, and closed upon the hawk by means of a trigger sprung from a blind.