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row 1

 (rō)
n.
1. A series of objects placed next to each other, usually in a straight line.
2. A succession without a break or gap in time: won the title for three years in a row.
3. A line of adjacent seats, as in a theater, auditorium, or classroom.
4. A continuous line of buildings along a street.
tr.v. rowed, row·ing, rows
To place in a row.
Idiom:
a tough row to hoe Informal
A difficult situation to endure.

[Middle English, from Old English rāw.]

row 2

 (rō)
v. rowed, row·ing, rows
v.intr. Nautical
To use an oar or pair of oars in propelling a boat, typically by facing the stern and pulling the oar handle toward oneself, using an oarlock as a fulcrum to push the blade backward through the water repeatedly.
v.tr.
1. Nautical
a. To propel (a boat) with oars.
b. To carry in or on a boat propelled by oars.
c. To use (a specified number of oars or people deploying them).
2. To propel or convey in a manner resembling rowing of a boat.
3. Sports
a. To pull (an oar) as part of a racing crew.
b. To race against by rowing.
n. Nautical
1.
a. The act or an instance of rowing.
b. A shift at the oars of a boat.
2. A trip or an excursion in a rowboat.

[Middle English rowen, from Old English rōwan; see erə- in Indo-European roots.]

row′er n.

row 3

 (rou)
n.
1. A noisy or quarrel or disturbance.
2. A loud noise.
intr.v. rowed, row·ing, rows
To take part in a noisy quarrel or disturbance.

[Origin unknown.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rowing - the act of rowing as a sportrowing - the act of rowing as a sport  
feathering, feather - turning an oar parallel to the water between pulls
crab - a stroke of the oar that either misses the water or digs too deeply; "he caught a crab and lost the race"
sculling - rowing by a single oarsman in a racing shell
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
Translations
veslování
roning
soutaminen
veslanje
ボートを漕ぐこと
배 젓기
rodd
การพายเรือ
sự chèo thuyền

rowing

[ˈrəʊɪŋ]
A. Nremo m
B. CPD rowing boat N (Brit) → barca f de remos, bote m de remos
rowing club Nclub m de remo
rowing machine Nmáquina f de remo

rowing

[ˈrəʊɪŋ]
naviron m
My hobby is rowing → Je fais de l'aviron.
modif [assocation, club, team] → d'avironrowing boat [ˈrəʊɪŋbəʊt] n (British)canot m, canot m à ramesrowing machine [ˈrəʊɪŋməʃiːn] nrameur m

rowing

:
rowing boat
n (Brit) → Ruderboot nt
rowing club
nRuderklub or -verein m
rowing machine
nRudergerät nt

rowing

1
nRudern nt

rowing

2
n (esp Brit: = quarrelling) → Streiterei f, → Streitereien pl

rowing

[ˈrəʊɪŋ] nremare m (Sport) → canottaggio

rowing

تـَجْدِيف veslování roning Rudern κωπηλασία remo soutaminen aviron veslanje canottaggio ボートを漕ぐこと 배 젓기 roeien roing wioślarstwo remo гребля rodd การพายเรือ kürek sporu sự chèo thuyền 划船
References in classic literature ?
There were a great many skiffs rowing about or floating with the stream in the neighborhood of the ferryboat, but the boys could not determine what the men in them were doing.
Her open jacket disclosed a galaxy of souvenirs pinned to the background of bright blue,--a small American flag, a button of the Wareham Rowing Club, and one or two society pins.
By this time we had got so far out of the run of the current that we kept steerage way even at our necessarily gentle rate of rowing, and I could keep her steady for the goal.
It seems, upon my first reaching the shore after our shipwreck, I was in such confusion, that before I came to the place where I went to sleep, my hat, which I had fastened with a string to my head while I was rowing, and had stuck on all the time I was swimming, fell off after I came to land; the string, as I conjecture, breaking by some accident, which I never observed, but thought my hat had been lost at sea.
Indeed I and my two companions had all we could do to keep our own raft beyond the reach of the giants, but by dint of hard rowing we at last gained the open sea.
As it approached she could make out that it was a boat, and could see the figure of some one sitting in it and rowing it.
replied Don Quixote; "why, if for being lovers they send people to the galleys I might have been rowing in them long ago.
Her crew were lazily enjoying this respite from the arduous labor of rowing up stream.
We have such walks and drives, and rides, and rowing, and tennis, and fishing together, and I love him more than ever.
Conseil and I rowing, we sped along quickly, and Ned steered in the straight passage that the breakers left between them.
Thence we sailed sadly on till the men were worn out with long and fruitless rowing, for there was no longer any wind to help them.
As soon as there was room for rowing, his companion rejoined him and the boat began to move more rapidly.