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noun [countable] bowl pronunciation in British English /bəʊl/
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  1. 1
    a round container used for eating, serving, or preparing food

    In a large bowl, mix together the eggs, sugar, and butter.

    a bowl of fruit/soup

    1. a.
      the food in a bowl, or the amount that a bowl contains

      I always eat a bowl of cereal for breakfast.

  2. 3
    part of an object with a round shape like a bowl

    the bowl of a spoon/pipe

    a toilet bowl



to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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