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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 ?
We got to chatting about our rowing experiences this morning, and to recounting stories of our first efforts in the art of oarsmanship.
I devoted some three months to rafting, and, being then as proficient as there was any need to be at that branch of the art, I determined to go in for rowing proper, and joined one of the Lea boating clubs.
Certain gentlemen among the passengers got some of the smaller boats lowered, and amused themselves by rowing about, and swimming, when the sun at evening time was cool enough to let them divert themselves in that way.
I have no doubt they got ashore, in that calm weather (making all due allowance for fatigue and clumsy rowing), before day-break.
At these latter words the girl shivered again, and for a moment paused in her rowing, seeming to turn deadly faint.
Lizzie took her right hand from the scull it held, and touched her lips with it, and for a moment held it out lovingly towards him: then, without speaking, she resumed her rowing, as another boat of similar appearance, though in rather better trim, came out from a dark place and dropped softly alongside.
Then all of a sudden it fell dead calm; there was not a breath of wind nor a ripple upon the water, so the men furled the sails and stowed them; then taking to their oars they whitened the water with the foam they raised in rowing. Meanwhile I look a large wheel of wax and cut it up small with my sword.
{103} but the ship stayed where it was, for the men had left off rowing. I went round, therefore, and exhorted them man by man not to lose heart.
We heard cries for help, in the unmistakable voice of the Centipede, and this time, on rowing closer, we were not fired upon.
They glided rapidly along, Stephen rowing, helped by the backward-flowing tide, past the Tofton trees and houses; on between the silent sunny fields and pastures, which seemed filled with a natural joy that had no reproach for theirs.
But at last Stephen, who had been rowing more and more idly, ceased to row, laid down the oars, folded his arms, and looked down on the water as if watching the pace at which the boat glided without his help.
As they drove into the confusion, boat banging boat, Harvey's ears tingled at the comments on his rowing. Every dialect from Labrador to Long Island, with Portuguese, Neapolitan, Lingua Franca, French, and Gaelic, with songs and shoutings and new oaths, rattled round him, and he seemed to be the butt of it all.