What is bowl?

  • (verb): Engage in the sport of bowling.
    Example: "My parents like to bowl on Friday nights"
    See also — Additional definitions below


A bowl is a common open-top container used in many cultures to serve food, and is also used for drinking and storing other items. They are typically small and shallow, although some, such as punch bowls and salad bowls, are larger and often intended to serve many people.

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... January 1, 1981 Sugar Bowl - #1 Georgia vs ... speed skater Eric Heiden wins five gold medals November 28, 1981 Iron Bowl Alabama 28 vs Auburn 17 - Coach Paul "Bear" Bryant wins his 315th ... January 1, 1983 Sugar Bowl - #1 Georgia vs ...
Rose Bowl Game - History
... football game," the first Rose Bowl was played on January 1, 1902, starting the tradition of New Year's Day bowl games ... Washington State University) defeated Brown University in the first annual Rose Bowl with that explicit name ... The Rose Bowl football game was added in 1902 to help fund the cost of the parade ...
Rose Bowl Game - History - Tournament Park and Rose Bowl Stadium
... Before the Rose Bowl was built for the January 1, 1923, match, games were played in Pasadena's Tournament Park, approximately three miles southeast of the current Rose Bowl stadium near the campus ... The Rose Bowl stadium, designed after the Yale Bowl in New Haven, then hosted the first "Rose Bowl" game in 1923 ... was alternatively "Tournament of Roses Stadium" or "Tournament of Roses Bowl", until the name "Rose Bowl" was settled on before the 1923 Rose Bowl game ...
Famous Idaho Potato Bowl - Former Logos
... MPC Computers Bowl logo used from 2004-2006 Humanitarian Bowl logo used from 2007-2009 Humanitarian Bowl logo used in 2010 ...
Freedom Bowl
... The Freedom Bowl was an annual post-season college football bowl game played at Anaheim Stadium in Anaheim, California, from 1984 to 1994 ... Beginning with the 1995 season, the Freedom Bowl's WAC tie-ins were merged with that of the Holiday Bowl and the game was dissolved ...

More definitions of "bowl":

  • (noun): A small round container that is open at the top for holding tobacco.
    Synonyms: pipe bowl
  • (noun): A concave shape with an open top.
    Synonyms: trough
  • (noun): A wooden ball (with flattened sides) used in the game of bowls.
  • (noun): A round vessel that is open at the top; used for holding fruit or liquids or for serving food.
  • (noun): A dish that is round and open at the top for serving foods.
  • (verb): Roll (a ball).
  • (noun): The quantity contained in a bowl.
    Synonyms: bowlful

Famous quotes containing the word bowl:

    Three wise men of Gotham
    Went to sea in a bowl;
    If the bowl had been stronger,
    My story would have been longer.
    Mother Goose (fl. 17th–18th century. Three wise men of Gotham (l. 1–4)

    Or ever the silver cord be loosed, or the golden bowl be broken, or
    the pitcher be broken at the fountain, or the wheel broken at the
    Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was: and the spirit
    shall return unto God who gave it.
    Vanity of vanities, saith the preacher, all is vanity.
    Bible: Hebrew Ecclesiastes (l. XII, 6–7)

    One bowl is quiet; two bowls will clang together.
    Chinese proverb.