a mark to indicate a direction or relation
a projectile with a straight thin shaft and an arrowhead on one end and stabilizing vanes on the other; intended to be shot from a bow
a missile weapon of offense, slender, pointed, and usually feathered and barbed, to be shot from a bow
Origin: [OE. arewe, AS. arewe, earh; akin to Icel. r, rvar, Goth. arhwazna, and perh. L. arcus bow. Cf. Arc.]
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ar′rō, n. a straight, pointed weapon, made to be shot from a bow: any arrow-shaped pin or ornament: the chief shoot of a plant, esp. the flowering stem of the sugar-cane.—n. Ar′row-head, the head or pointed part of an arrow: an aquatic plant native to England, with arrow-shaped leaves rising above the water—reputed good for hydrophobia.—adj. Ar′row-head′ed, shaped like the head of an arrow.—n. Ar′row-shot, the distance traversed by an arrow.—adj. Ar′rowy, of or like arrows. [A.S. earh, arwe; cog. with L. arcus; akin to Ice. ör, örvar.]
Is a sign used as part of a dictionary, online encyclopedia, online glossary, lexicography and online dictionary definition or term to state what words typed or written before the sign is the accurate definition and the words typed or written after the sign are used as an example to demonstrate understanding of how the word may be used and understood.
Some online dictionaries use an arrow symbol to indicate the words typed after it are an example and are not the definition itself.
Is a type of sign or symbol to indicate a direction or notice to follow a specific course, direction, road or path.
Arrows are used widely in road signs, online to click on a link etc.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'ARROW' in Nouns Frequency: #2160
The numerical value of ARROW in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of ARROW in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
That's why we carry a bow and arrow, to shoot the beast.
There is a fourth arrow, in a sense, which is what will companies actually do?
Imagine being killed by a bow and arrow. That would suck. An arrow killed you, they would never solve the crime. "Look at that dead guy. Let's go that way.
It was a magnificent, mature lion, we did not know it was well-known lion. I had a license for my client to shoot a lion with a bow and arrow in the area where it was shot.
With regard to a secret divulged and kept concealed, there is an excellent proverb, that the one is an arrow still in our possession, the other is an arrow sent from the bow.
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