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bowl

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1. Chiefly US a bowl-shaped building or other structure, such as a football stadium or amphitheatre
2. a bowl-shaped depression of the land surface

bowl

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1. a wooden ball used in the game of bowls, having flattened sides, one side usually being flatter than the other in order to make it run on a curved course
2. a large heavy ball with holes for gripping with the fingers and thumb, used in tenpin bowling

bowl

An open-top diffusing glass or plastic enclosure used to shield a light source from direct view and to redirect or scatter the light.
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"It was a great idea to bring him on early because it eased the press.ure on Immy and allowed him to bowl overs further back in the innings.
"It was a great idea to bring him on early because it eased the pressure on Immy and allowed him to bowl overs further back in the innings.
"I will imagine he will be on the field again tomorrow and will bowl overs if he's needed."
Any team needs its all-rounders to bowl overs and take wickets and I want to make sure I do that consistently."