bowline bowline  /ˈboʊ laɪn/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a loop knot that neither slips nor jams

Usage(s):

  1. The brief case was roped to his neck with tight sailor's bowline knots.
  2. This wonderful volume covered everything any boy needed to know, from how to make a blowgun to how to tie a double bowline.

News

  1. Businesses carve millions in tax refunds from schools; old assessments blamed

    Mirant, now NRG Energy, won a $224 million refund from North Rockland schools in 2006-07. The property includes Bowline Generating Station in West Haverstraw and the now-demolished Lovett Generating Station in Tomkins Cove.
    on July 15, 2013     Source: The Journal News

  2. Tax assessment challenges: They win, you pay

    Mirant, now NRG Energy, won a $224 million refund from North Rockland schools in 2006-07. The property includes Bowline Generating Station in West Haverstraw and the now-demolished Lovett Generating Station in Tomkins Cove.
    on July 14, 2013     Source: The Journal News

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