rowboat


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row·boat

 (rō′bōt′)
n.
A small boat propelled by oars.

rowboat

(ˈrəʊˌbəʊt)
n
(Rowing) the usual US and Canadian word for rowing boat

row•boat

(ˈroʊˌboʊt)

n.
a small boat designed for rowing.
[1530–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rowboat - a small boat of shallow draft with cross thwarts for seats and rowlocks for oars with which it is propelledrowboat - a small boat of shallow draft with cross thwarts for seats and rowlocks for oars with which it is propelled
oarlock, rowlock, thole, tholepin, peg, pin - a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing
rowing boat - a rowboat
small boat - a boat that is small
cross thwart, thwart - a crosspiece spreading the gunnels of a boat; used as a seat in a rowboat
wherry - light rowboat for use in racing or for transporting goods and passengers in inland waters and harbors
Translations
veslařský člun
robåd
soutuvene
veslački čamac
漕ぎ舟
젓는 배
roddbåt
เรือขนาดเล็กที่ใช้ไม้พาย
thuyền có mái chèo

rowboat

[ˈrəʊbəʊt] n (US)canot m, canot m à rames

rowboat

n (US) → Ruderboot nt

rowboat

قَارِبٌ تـَجْدِيف veslařský člun robåd Ruderboot βάρκα με κουπί barca de remos, bote de remos soutuvene barque veslački čamac barca a remi 漕ぎ舟 젓는 배 roeiboot robåt łódź wiosłowa barco a remo, barco a remos гребная шлюпка roddbåt เรือขนาดเล็กที่ใช้ไม้พาย kürek teknesi thuyền có mái chèo 划艇
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A quarter of an hour afterward the rowboat of this craft took them all aboard.
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Visitors can cross by foot or by rowboat (for a fee).
They find a rowboat with a dead man and a newborn baby girl in it.
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A lawyer by trade and an avid rowing enthusiast, Cameron Waterman tinkered with a motorcycle engine, devised a way to hang it off the transom of a rowboat, and attached a propeller and tiller to it, paving the way for the first commercially successful gasoline-powered outboard motor.
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According to the Hollywood Reporter the film, which is set to be directed by Derek Cianfrance, is set on an island off the coast of Western Australia after World War I and circles around the life of a lighthouse keeper and his wife find a 2-month-old girl and a dead body in a rowboat and decide to raise the baby as their own, which tests their morality and love.