A down-bow stroke on a violin.
down-bow definition by Webster's New World
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- a stroke on a violin, cello, etc. in which the bow is drawn across the strings from the frog to the tip
- a sign () indicating this
down-bow definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A stroke made by drawing a bow from handle to tip across the strings of a violin or other bowed instrument.