from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of row.
- n. The action of the verb to row.
- n. The action of propelling a boat with oars.
- n. The rowing of boats as a competitive sport.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act or practice of propelling a boat by means of oars. See row, transitive verb
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of rowing as a sport
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His interest in rowing was ignited at the age of 12 at Latymer upper school in Hammersmith, where he also played rugby with a young Hugh Grant.
His interest in rowing on the nearby river Thames began at the school and he was coached by Jim Clark, who had won silver as part of the British eight at the Montreal Olympics in 1976.
Holmes was coached in rowing by Jim Clark, who had won a silver medal as part of the British eight at the Montreal Olympics in 1976.
Sometimes rowing is good by Earl on September 10, 2006 in Observations
Even Roy Hattersley seems to agree that this rowing is destroying the Party.
Aquil Abdullah and Henry Nuzum recovered from a slow start with a powerful rally in rowing's double sculls, inching into third place to qualify for the final.
I definitely felt all my muscles - rowing is an all-over workout!
And just for the record, I'm not particularly interested in rowing, and I don't support either university (what with Durham being infinitely superior and all).
Steve Redgrave, a five-time Olympic gold medalist in rowing, and Matthew Pinsent, a three-time Olympic champion in rowing, sat alongside
Earnest-eyed fishermen spent hours in rowing me about.