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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of stow.

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Examples

  • On the first day of sixth grade, the boy walks though the imposing double doors of his new school, stows his backpack, and then heads out to the field, where he stoops under a hot sun and begins to pick lettuce.

    Cultivating Failure

  • On the first day of sixth grade, the boy walks though the imposing double doors of his new school, stows his backpack, and then heads out to the field, where he stoops under a hot sun and begins to pick lettuce.

    Cultivating Failure

  • Ms. Meixner stows her poles in her car and goes Nordic walking for 30 minutes at lunch, two days a week.

    How a Skier Stays Fit When There's No Snow

  • In that novel, the only one he ever wrote, Poe describes how young Arthur Pym stows away on the Jane Guy, survives a mutiny of the ship's "Negroes," is reduced to cannibalism after being cast adrift and eventually makes landfall on a tropical island paradise, located somewhere in the Antarctic.

    Mat Johnson's 'Pym' re-imagines Poe's social satire

  • Australia has a large per-capita retirement pool as a government-mandated superannuation, or pension, program ensures the average worker stows 9% to 12% of their salary into a retirement account.

    State Street Wins Deal for Australian Pension Fund

  • Ms. Meixner stows her poles in her car and goes Nordic walking for 30 minutes at lunch, two days a week.

    How a Skier Stays Fit When There's No Snow

  • Each of them grabs handfuls of the ephemera that BEA generates in such enormous quantities: pens, pins, jump drives, T-shirts, keychains, posters -- and most prized, but alas, heaviest, galleys -- and stows it a tote bag periodically emptied into the rolling suitcase.

    Peter Ginna: An Insider's Guide to the Characters of BookExpo America

  • "Matahir's Flight" narrates the harrowing tale of an Indonesian man who stows himself away inside the wheel well of a jumbo jet on a flight from Jakarta to Los Angeles.

    Writing and Publishing

  • Each of them grabs handfuls of the ephemera that BEA generates in such enormous quantities: pens, pins, jump drives, T-shirts, keychains, posters -- and most prized, but alas, heaviest, galleys -- and stows it a tote bag periodically emptied into the rolling suitcase.

    Peter Ginna: An Insider's Guide to the Characters of BookExpo America

  • In that novel, the only one he ever wrote, Poe describes how young Arthur Pym stows away on the Jane Guy, survives a mutiny of the ship's "Negroes," is reduced to cannibalism after being cast adrift and eventually makes landfall on a tropical island paradise, located somewhere in the Antarctic.

    Mat Johnson's 'Pym' re-imagines Poe's social satire

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