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bowstring

the string of an archer's bow, usually consisting of three strands of hemp
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Slowly the point of the arrow drooped; the scar upon the brown forehead faded; the bowstring relaxed; and Tarzan of the Apes, with bowed head, turned sadly into the jungle toward the village of the Waziri.
Give me a good stout bow and a fair broad arrow, and if I hit it not, strip me and beat me blue with bowstrings.
Expression of interests are invited from suitably qualified and experienced fibre reinforced polymer (frp) fabricators wishing to be considered for possible future involvement and / or inclusion on a select list of tenderers for fabrication works associated with the construction of a 52m single span, Bowstring tied arch bridge over the a4174 avon ring road, South gloucestershire.
branch, bird with his song taut as bowstring, flattens notes
But then, when I went to the practice range to check my sights the next morning, trouble struck: My bowstring broke.
The new Twentieth space is among the many bowstring truss structures found in L.
For instance, Little Wolf is described as Sweet Medicine chief of the Northern Cheyenne (he was) and leader of the Bowstring Soldiers warrior society--he wasn't.
The public could be able to walk across the steel bowstring bridge in Victoria Park by the end of the year.
Jac van Steen kept it tightly controlled and compressed, taut as a bowstring, its military marches and cafe tunes the nightmarish distortions Mahler intended, and its ambiguities superbly presented.
These same lock wings are used to release the ratchet after the bow is fully cocked, releasing the bowstring.
Postoperative evaluation was scheduled at 1, 3, 6 and 12 months after the surgery and incidence rate of bowstring of the flexor tendons, improvement of grip strength and ADL activities of daily living) score were recorded.
The main gathering space is separated from the ancillary zone by a concrete frame which provides support for the roof structure of timber and steel bowstring trusses.