arrow meaning

EN[ˈaɹ.əʊ] [ˈæɹ.oʊ] [ˈeɹ.oʊ] [ˈɛəɹ.oʊ] [-ærəʊ]
  • An arrow is a shafted projectile that is shot with a bow. It predates recorded history and is common to most cultures. An arrow usually consists of a shaft with an arrowhead attached to the front end, with fletchings and a nock at the other.

    Definition of arrow in English Dictionary

  • NounPLarrows
    1. A projectile consisting of a shaft, a point and a tail with stabilizing fins that is shot from a bow.
      1. A sign or symbol used to indicate a direction (e.g. ).
        1. (graph theory) A directed edge.
          1. COL (darts) A dart.
          2. VerbSGarrowsPRarrowingPT, PParrowed
            1. To move swiftly and directly (like an arrow).
              1. To let fly swiftly and directly.
                1. Jermain Defoe dinked in an equaliser and Gareth Bale hit the crossbar for the hosts before Elliott Bennett arrowed in Norwich's winner.
            2. Contraction
              1. OBS Contraction of ever a (sometimes used with a redundant a or an).
              2. More Examples
                1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                  • The archer's arrow flew past us with a whooshy sound.
                  • The bow guard— called ketoh by the Navajo— is worn around the wrist while shooting with a bow and arrow to protect from the stinging snap of a released bowstring.
                  • Black arrows indicate suspicious regions due to heterogeneity in acetowhitening and/or vascular abnormality.
                2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                  • Arrows indicate hemocytes, plasmatocytes, lamellocytes and crystal cells in E, H, K and Q respectively.
              • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                1. Nouns
                  • Countable nouns
                  • Verbs
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                  1. en arrows
                  2. en arrowhead
                  3. en arrowe
                  4. en arrowy
                  5. en arrowed
                  Source: Wiktionary

                  Meaning of arrow for the defined word.

                  Grammatically, this word "arrow" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb.
                  Difficultness: Level 2
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                  Definiteness: Level 9
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