Translation of bowstring in Spanish:

bowstring

cuerda del arco, n.

Pronunciation /ˈboʊˌstrɪŋ//ˈbəʊstrɪŋ/

noun

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    cuerda del arco feminine
    • I would recommend that all archers, of whatever discipline, should learn to make and serve bowstrings, and set up and fletch arrows.
    • He had begun to poke his head up to fire at the balcony when a green flash sliced through horns, bridle, and stock, the taut bowstring and fragments of bow whipping back to gouge his arm.
    • Some accounts of the battle say that the English archers had kept their flax bowstrings dry by putting them under their helmets as it had been raining the day before.
    • A forked nock suitable for trackless crossbows can be made by enlarging the fork of a plastic arrow nock with a file or a heated metal rod to fit around the larger diameter of crossbow bowstrings.
    • The bowstring should have enough twists to keep the string round.
    • Always use the manufacturer's recommended number of strands in the bowstring for the draw weight of the bow.
    • The main reason for this is that, at the instant when the arrow leaves the bowstring, parts of the bow itself are moving.
    • I pulled the quiver from my shoulder and pressed the white button on the bow that sent the bowstring from one end to the other in less than a second to protect from hand shock.
    • He reached for an arrow and nocked it on the bowstring.
    • The easiest way of doing this is to have a ‘Tiller stick’ and a pair of bowstrings.
    • Split the bowstring strands at the marked location in line with the bow.
    • They are worn to protect the arm from the bowstring as it moves forward after the release.
    • This bowstring material is precision twisted with a smooth wax finish.
    • Mark the location of the grip on the bowstring and unstring the bow.
    • The archers drew back their bowstrings and took aim at the horde as it slowly inched forward.
    • He placed it perfectly in the bow drawing the bowstring.
    • When it was fixed on the bowstring and pulled back, the arrow left the string with nothing pushing it.
    • The centre lever is depressed to set the trigger, then the rope is looped around the bowstring and locked into the jaw.
    • To release the arrow correctly, the fingers holding the bowstring must allow the string to slip off the fingers.
    • She replaced the bowstring on her crossbow, having broken it earlier by catching it on the sheath of her sword.