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Meaning of bowl

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a round vessel that is open at the top; used chiefly for
           holding food or liquids;
      2: a concave shape with an open top [syn: {bowl}, {trough}]
      3: a dish that is round and open at the top for serving foods
      4: the quantity contained in a bowl [syn: {bowl}, {bowlful}]
      5: a large structure for open-air sports or entertainments [syn:
         {stadium}, {bowl}, {arena}, {sports stadium}]
      6: a large ball with finger holes used in the sport of bowling
         [syn: {bowling ball}, {bowl}]
      7: a wooden ball (with flattened sides so that it rolls on a
         curved course) used in the game of lawn bowling
      8: a small round container that is open at the top for holding
         tobacco [syn: {bowl}, {pipe bowl}]
      9: the act of rolling something (as the ball in bowling) [syn:
         {roll}, {bowl}]
      v 1: roll (a ball)
      2: hurl a cricket ball from one end of the pitch towards the
         batsman at the other end
      3: engage in the sport of bowling; "My parents like to bowl on
         Friday nights"

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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