Cupid

(redirected from Cupid's bow)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.

Cupid:

see ErosEros
, in Greek religion and mythology, god of love. He was the personification of love in all its manifestations, including physical passion at its strongest, tender, romantic love, and playful, sportive love.
..... Click the link for more information.
.

Cupid

 

also Amor, in ancient Roman mythology, the deity of love, the personification of amorous passion. Cupid corresponds to the Greek god Eros. In art, beginning in the Hellenist epoch, cupids have been depicted as playful little boys.

Cupid

disguised as Ascanius, son of Aeneas. [Gk. Myth.: Aeneid]

Cupid

(Gk. Eros) god of love. [Rom. Myth.: Kravitz, 70]
See: Love

Cupid

while sleeping, revealed by Psyche’s lamp as her lover. [Gk. Myth.: Benét, 822]
See: Sleep

Cupid

1. the Roman god of love, represented as a winged boy with a bow and arrow
2. any similar figure, esp as represented in Baroque art

CUPID

A graphic query language.

["CUPID: A Graphic Oriented Facility for Support of Nonprogrammer Interactions with a Database", N. McDonald, PhD Thesis, CS Dept, UC Berkeley 1975].
References in periodicals archive ?
Draw the outline of the Cupid's bow onto the lips, pronouncing the rise and fall of the centre of the top lip.
You can sculpt a soft cupid's bow then put a little bee sting in the centre so that avoids the duck look.
THE credit crunch appears to have snapped Cupid's bow in two with half of the Welsh residents opting not to celebrate Valentine's Day this year, according to research by the Energy Saving Trust.
Cupid's Bow, in foal to Refuse To Bend, bowed out on a winning note when taking the 1m 60-90 handicap under Chris Geoghegan.
But lo, destiny was to be his: Rio's heart was speared by an arrow of fate which may well have flung from Cupid's bow itself, via the Premier League's fixture computer.
Have you been struck by cupid's bow and fallen head over heels in love?
The Swatch Valentine's Day 2002 Cupid's Bow has a red heart on the face and black ink figures with red hearts on the strap.
Heavily powdered faces (and the accompanying Cupid's bow mouth) had a longstanding association with fast women and actresses, wrote Kate de Castelbajac in ``Face of the Century,'' a book that traces the history of cosmetics.
com) Hello highlight KEY areas to highlight include the upper cheekbones, bridge of the nose, cupid's bow, inner eye corners, middle eyelids and the brow bone.
To get that gorgeous evening glow, apply a shimmery powder highlighter to the top of your cheekbones, down the centre of your nose and on your top lip along the cupid's bow - the places on your face that jut out - to catch the light,' says Victoria.
uk) on your cupid's bow to lift the upper lip and draw attention to the fullest part of your mouth.
USE a brightening pen to erase darkness under eyes, then highlight tops of brows and Cupid's bow.