up-bow

noun
\ ˈəp-ˌbō How to pronounce up-bow (audio) \

Definition of up-bow

: a stroke in playing a bowed instrument in which the bow is moved across the strings from the tip to the heel

First Known Use of up-bow

1876, in the meaning defined above

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“Up-bow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/up-bow. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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