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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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He also brought along a bowlful for the children to play with and learn about how it acts as both a solid and a liquid.
In between digging in wet sand and having a go on the swings, youngsters - and adults, about 80 residents in total - enjoyed handmade ice cream by the bowlful.
2 Head out to your driveway or a nearby river and gather together a small bowlful of gravel.
I would have liked another bowlful but since it seemed everything brought to the table would be delicious, I refrained from ordering seconds.
In this playful poetic caper, a giant decides that the only remedy for his head cold is a bowlful of boy soup
Not much is known of him, except that he probably did not dress in red, did not have Cheeks like roses and a nose like a cherry, nor did he have a little round belly that shook when he laughed like a bowlful of jelly.
The second group of miniatures is A Bowlful of Rhinos (1985) for mezzo soprano and piano.
His droll little mouth was drawn up like a bow, And the beard of his chin was as white as the snow; The stump of a pipe he held tight in his teeth, And the smoke it encircled his head like a wreath; He had a broad face and a little round belly, That shook, when he laughed like a bowlful of jelly.
He had a broad face and a well-nourished belly that shook, when he laughed, like a bowlful of jelly.
Chef Marcel has scurried out to fetch more of the secret ingredient for his famous cheese soup--but while he is gone, who should arrive but food critic Alfred Le Whisk, intent on sampling a bowlful.
Healthy eating messages may have convinced many of us to ditch the fry up and switch to the lighter option of a bowlful of cereal, but our research shows that this nutritious image could be hiding the reality when it comes to sugar, salt and saturated fat content.