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Synonyms for bowl

Synonyms for bowl

a round vessel that is open at the top

a concave shape with an open top

a dish that is round and open at the top for serving foods

the quantity contained in a bowl

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a large ball with finger holes used in the sport of bowling

a wooden ball (with flattened sides so that it rolls on a curved course) used in the game of lawn bowling

a small round container that is open at the top for holding tobacco

the act of rolling something (as the ball in bowling)

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roll (a ball)

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hurl a cricket ball from one end of the pitch towards the batsman at the other end

engage in the sport of bowling

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References in periodicals archive ?
A narrow meatus results in poor aeration of the mastoid bowl resulting in moisture accumulation which predisposes to fungal and bacterial infection.
Seventy eight percent of patients in Al Mayaly's, (6) study had granulation tissue in the mastoid resulting in continuous drainage from the mastoid bowl. Hence all diseased cells must be meticulously exenterated during surgery.
Surgeons should pay attention to complete clearance of disease, creation of a smooth round cavity, lowering of the facial ridge adequately, seal the middle ear from the mastoid bowl by reconstructing the tympanic membrane with a connective tissue graft and create a wide meatus to achieve a dry ear.
The facial ridge was lowered inferiorly at the level of the digastric ridge to allow for unencumbered communication between the mastoid bowl and the meatus (figure 1).