Definition of down-bow in English:

down-bow

noun

Music
  • (on a stringed instrument) a stroke in which the bow, from handle to tip, is slid across the strings in a motion of the hand moving away from the strings.

    • ‘Then do a down bow and watch the bow slide back to the fingerboard by the time one reaches the point.’

Pronunciation

down-bow

/ˈdounbō//ˈdaʊnboʊ/