shortened form of the Dow-Jones Index or Dow Jones Industrial Average; as, the Dow rose 100 points today.
Dow Jones Average
Origin: Variant of Daw from David or daw, and of Duff from .
a kind of vessel. See Dhow
to furnish with a dower; to endow
Origin: [F. douer. See Dower.]
Dow is an unincorporated community in Jersey County, Illinois, United States.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
dow, v.i. (obs.) to be good for a purpose: (Scot.) to be able.—p.adjs. Docht, Dought. [A.S. dugan.]
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
or Douw, Gerard, a distinguished Dutch genre-painter, born at Leyden; a pupil of Rembrandt; his works, which are very numerous, are the fruit of a devoted study of nature, and are remarkable for their delicacy and perfection of finish; examples of his works are found in all the great galleries of Europe (1613-1675).
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The numerical value of DOW in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of DOW in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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It would be a miracle to get the Dow and S&P to have December just be even at this point.
DuPont and Dow are two titans of American industry and the proposed merger demands serious scrutiny.
Because Dow operated Rocky Flats under a government contract, it is indemnified by the Department of Energy.
As the Dow nosedives on his watch, the president’s rambling, deceitful tax scam sales pitch reached an all-time low in Cincinnati.
Japanese stocks look well supported considering the slump in commodity prices and a seven-day losing streak in the U.S. Dow Jones average.
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