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bower

1
Nautical a vessel's bow anchor

bower

2
a jack in euchre and similar card games

Bower

A shelter or covered place in a pleasure ground or garden, usually made with boughs of trees bent and twined together for shade; also a crude dwelling made from sticks, bark, and natural materials.

bower

bower, 3
1. A rustic dwelling, generally of small scale and picturesque nature.
2. In a largemedieval residence, the private chamber of the lady.
3. A sheltered recess in a garden.
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Bowering, who brought his 11-year-old daughter, Mandy, along so she could experience the unique camaraderie of the sport, lucked out with his position on the open field, peppered with dove weed - which Scotton said the doves eat like candy - other low-lying bushes and medium-sized trees.
Bowering was Vice President of Geoscience and Chief Geophysicist for Ocean Energy, where he, along with the Chief Geologist, was responsible for the technical merit of Ocean's worldwide Exploration & Production efforts, as well as overseeing implementation of appropriate technology to optimize the E&P program.
Bowering is an eighteen-year veteran of the oil & gas exploration business.
Many different types of geoscientific data can be co-rendered in a setting where the whole asset team can view and manipulate the data together," says Bowering.