arrow noun

1 weapon

ADJ. poison/poisoned

QUANT. hail, volley A hail of arrows descended from the tower.

VERB + ARROW fire, shoot

ARROW + VERB hit sb/sth The arrow hit its target. | miss (sb/sth) She aimed carefully at the tree but the arrow missed.

ARROW + NOUN head (also arrowhead) | slit the arrow slits in the castle's battlements

PHRASES a bow and arrow The people used bows and arrows for hunting.

2 symbol

ADJ. left, right | down, up The down arrow indicates rain. | broken, curved The old road is shown on the map by broken arrows.

VERB + ARROW follow Follow the red arrows to get to the camp reception.

ARROW + VERB denote sth, indicate sth, mark sth, point, show sth You will see an arrow pointing to the left.

ARROW + NOUN key You can scroll through the text using the up and down arrow keys.

You can also check other dicts: arrow (English, 中文解释 ), wordnet sense, Collins Definition

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