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row·lock

 (rō′lŏk′, rŏl′ək)
n. Chiefly British
An oarlock.

rowlock

(ˈrɒlək)
n
(Rowing) a swivelling device attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds an oar in place and acts as a fulcrum during rowing. Usual US and Canadian word: oarlock
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rowlock - a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowingrowlock - a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing
dinghy, dory, rowboat - a small boat of shallow draft with cross thwarts for seats and rowlocks for oars with which it is propelled
holder - a holding device; "a towel holder"; "a cigarette holder"; "an umbrella holder"
Translations

rowlock

[ˈrɒlək] N (esp Brit) → tolete m, escálamo m, chumacera f

rowlock

[ˈrɒlək] n (British)dame f de nage, tolet m

rowlock

n (esp Brit) → Dolle f

rowlock

[ˈrɒlək] nscalmo
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Research into the motivation for becoming a foster carer has highlighted altruism and wanting to help a child as the principal motives (Barth, 2001; Buehler et al., 2003; Denby et al., 1999; Gilligan, 1996; Rodger et al., 2006; Testa & Rolock, 1999).
[21.] Sam M, Childress DS, Hansen AH, Meier MR, Lambla S, Grahn EC, Rolock JS.
Foster carers now need more trained professional skills, but, with the perceived links to voluntarism (Smith, 1988; Marcellus, 2008) some criticise the shift towards professionalism as detracting from fostering's intended ideals (see Testa and Rolock, 1999).