Some articles on arrow, arrows, arrow rest:
... While the string is held, this stores the energy later released in putting the arrow to flight ... being equal, a higher draw weight means a more powerful bow, which is able to project arrows heavier, faster, or a greater distance ... the grip, which is held by the archer, as well as the arrow rest and the bow window ...
... To shoot an arrow, an archer first assumes the correct stance ... of vertical (for a right handed shooter) and the shaft of the arrow is placed on the arrow rest or shelf ... The back of the arrow is attached to the bowstring with the nock (a small locking groove located at the proximal end of the arrow) ...
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