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.Submitted by MC Harmonious on January 11, 2016
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.Submitted by MC Harmonious on January 11, 2016
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Rank popularity for the word 'arrow' in Nouns Frequency: #2160
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The numerical value of arrow in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of arrow in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of arrow in a Sentence
I shot an arrow into the air, and it stuck.
Time flies like an arrow. Fruit flies like a banana.
Do not throw the arrow which will return against you.
That's why we carry a bow and arrow, to shoot the beast.
The farther back you pull a bow the farther forward you can shoot an arrow.
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