What is bowl?

  • (noun): A round vessel that is open at the top; used for holding fruit or liquids or for serving food.
    See also — Additional definitions below


A bowl is a common open-top container used in many cultures to serve food, and is also used for drinking and storing other items. They are typically small and shallow, although some, such as punch bowls and salad bowls, are larger and often intended to serve many people.

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Rose Bowl Game - History
... football game," the first Rose Bowl was played on January 1, 1902, starting the tradition of New Year's Day bowl games ... Washington State University) defeated Brown University in the first annual Rose Bowl with that explicit name ... The Rose Bowl football game was added in 1902 to help fund the cost of the parade ...
Freedom Bowl
... The Freedom Bowl was an annual post-season college football bowl game played at Anaheim Stadium in Anaheim, California, from 1984 to 1994 ... Beginning with the 1995 season, the Freedom Bowl's WAC tie-ins were merged with that of the Holiday Bowl and the game was dissolved ...
Rose Bowl Game - History - Tournament Park and Rose Bowl Stadium
... Before the Rose Bowl was built for the January 1, 1923, match, games were played in Pasadena's Tournament Park, approximately three miles southeast of the current Rose Bowl stadium ... The Rose Bowl stadium, designed after the Yale Bowl in New Haven, then hosted the first "Rose Bowl" game in 1923 ... "Tournament of Roses Stadium" or "Tournament of Roses Bowl", until the name "Rose Bowl" was settled on before the 1923 Rose Bowl game ...
Famous Idaho Potato Bowl - Former Logos
... MPC Computers Bowl logo used from 2004-2006 Humanitarian Bowl logo used from 2007-2009 Humanitarian Bowl logo used in 2010 ...
Keith Jackson - Notable Broadcasts - 1980s
... January 1, 1981 Sugar Bowl - #1 Georgia vs ... Heiden wins five gold medals November 28, 1981 Iron Bowl Alabama 28 vs Auburn 17 - Coach Paul "Bear" Bryant wins his 315th collegiate game as a head coach ... January 1, 1983 Sugar Bowl - #1 Georgia vs ...

More definitions of "bowl":

  • (verb): Roll (a ball).
  • (noun): A wooden ball (with flattened sides) used in the game of bowls.
  • (noun): A small round container that is open at the top for holding tobacco.
    Synonyms: pipe bowl
  • (noun): The quantity contained in a bowl.
    Synonyms: bowlful
  • (verb): Engage in the sport of bowling.
    Example: "My parents like to bowl on Friday nights"
  • (noun): A concave shape with an open top.
    Synonyms: trough
  • (noun): A dish that is round and open at the top for serving foods.

Famous quotes containing the word bowl:

    In a bowl to sea went wise men three,
    On a brilliant night of June:
    They carried a net, and their hearts were set
    On fishing up the moon.
    Thomas Love Peacock (1785–1866)

    Clearly, some time ago makers and consumers of American junk food passed jointly through some kind of sensibility barrier in the endless quest for new taste sensations. Now they are a little like those desperate junkies who have tried every known drug and are finally reduced to mainlining toilet bowl cleanser in an effort to get still higher.
    Bill Bryson (b. 1951)

    It seemed a long way from 143rd Street. Shaking hands with the Queen of England was a long way from being forced to sit in the colored section of the bus going into downtown Wilmington, North Carolina. Dancing with the Duke of Devonshire was a long way from not being allowed to bowl in Jefferson City, Missouri, because the white customers complained about it.
    Althea Gibson (b. 1927)