bowl

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noun
ADJECTIVE
deep, shallow
empty, full
ceramic, china, crystal, cut-glass, earthenware, enamel, glass
food
cereal, dessert (AmE), pudding (BrE), salad, soup
fruit, punch (usually punchbowl), sugar
water

I refilled the dog's water bowl.

mixing, serving
washing-up (BrE)

a washing-up bowl full of dirty dishes

finger (= for washing your fingers at the table)

I put down the chicken bone and rinsed my fingers in the finger bowl.

begging (figurative)

The school is always having to get out the begging bowl for books and basic equipment.

goldfish
lavatory (BrE), toilet
VERB + BOWL
fill, pour (sb), pour sth into

He poured himself a bowl of soup.

empty
eat

I ate a bowl of cereal.

BOWL + VERB
contain sth, hold sth

a bowl containing flour

This bowl holds about four pints.

overflow

The bowl was overflowing.

PREPOSITION
from a/the bowl

I helped myself to an apple from the bowl.

The cat drank some milk from the bowl

out of a/the bowl

The boy was drinking milk out of a bowl.

in a/the bowl, into a/the bowl

Mix the ingredients in a deep bowl.

Sieve the flour into a bowl.

bowl of

a bowl of cherries

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verb
Bowl is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑bowler
Bowl is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ball, ↑side

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  • Bowl — may refer to:* Bowl (drug culture), the receptacle in which marijuana is placed prior to smoking * Bowl, slang meaning to walk in the UK: Let s bowl * Bowl (vessel), a common open top vessel used to serve food * Bowls, a precision sport popular… …   Wikipedia

  • bowl — bowl1 [bōl] n. [ME bolle < OE bolla, cup, bowl < IE base * bhel , to swell, inflate (see BALL1); infl. in OE by L bulla, bubble, ball] 1. a deep, rounded container or dish, open at the top 2. the capacity or contents of a bowl 3. a thing or …   English World dictionary

  • Bowl — Bowl, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bowled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bowling}.] 1. To roll, as a bowl or cricket ball. [1913 Webster] Break all the spokes and fellies from her wheel, And bowl the round nave down the hill of heaven. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bowl — (b[=o]l), n. [OE. bolle, AS. bolla; akin to Icel. bolli, Dan. bolle, G. bolle, and perh. to E. boil a tumor. Cf. {Boll}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A concave vessel of various forms (often approximately hemispherical), to hold liquids, etc. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bowl — à Seattle Le bowl : à l origine, une …   Wikipédia en Français

  • bowl — Ⅰ. bowl [1] ► NOUN 1) a round, deep dish or basin. 2) a rounded, concave part of an object. 3) a natural basin. 4) chiefly N. Amer. a stadium for sporting or musical events. ORIGIN Old English, related to BOLL(Cf. ↑ …   English terms dictionary

  • Bowl — (b[=o]l), n. [F. boule, fr. L. bulla bubble, stud. Cf. {Bull} an edict, {Bill} a writing.] [1913 Webster] 1. 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bowl — ‘round receptacle’ [OE] and bowl ‘ball used in bowls’ [15] come from different sources. The former (Old English bolle or bolla) comes ultimately from the Germanic base *bul , *bal , which was also the source of English ball, balloon, and ballot.… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • bowl — bowl; bowl·der·ing; bowl·dery; …   English syllables

  • bowl — ‘round receptacle’ [OE] and bowl ‘ball used in bowls’ [15] come from different sources. The former (Old English bolle or bolla) comes ultimately from the Germanic base *bul , *bal , which was also the source of English ball, balloon, and ballot.… …   Word origins

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