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Definition of Rowing

Babylon English

act of paddling, act of propelling a boat with oars; crew, sculling, sport of racing in light rowboats
paddle, propel a boat with oars; rebuke, scold, reprimand (British)
Rowing Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(p. pr. & vb. n.)
of Row
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
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n : the act of rowing as a sport [syn: row]

  similar words(2) 

 rowing club 
 rowing boat 
JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Rhwyfiad = n. a swaying; a rowing
Rhwyfol = a. swaying; rowing
WordNet 2.0

1. the act of rowing as a sport
(synonym) row
(hypernym) sport, athletics
(hyponym) crab
(part-meronym) feather, feathering
(derivation) row

1. an arrangement of objects or people side by side in a line; "a row of chairs"
(hypernym) line
(hyponym) serration
2. an angry dispute; "they had a quarrel"; "they had words"
(synonym) quarrel, wrangle, words, run-in, dustup
(hypernym) dispute, difference, difference of opinion, conflict
(hyponym) affray, altercation, fracas
3. a long continuous strip (usually running horizontally); "a mackerel sky filled with rows of clouds"; "rows of barbed wire protected the trenches"
(hypernym) strip
4. (construction) a layer of masonry; "a course of bricks"
(synonym) course
(hypernym) layer, bed
(hyponym) damp-proof course, damp course
(part-holonym) wall
5. a linear array of numbers side by side
(hypernym) array
(member-holonym) table, tabular array
6. a continuous chronological succession without an interruption; "they won the championship three years in a row"
(hypernym) sequence, chronological sequence, succession, successiveness, chronological succession
7. the act of rowing as a sport
(synonym) rowing
(hypernym) sport, athletics
(hyponym) crab
(part-meronym) feather, feathering

1. propel with oars; "row the boat across the lake"
(hypernym) boat
(hyponym) stroke
(derivation) rowing
(classification) sport, athletics
Rowing Definition from Social Science Dictionaries & Glossaries
Dream Quotations
Rowing is a sport for dreamers. As long as you put in the work, you can own the dream. When the work stops, the dream dissapears.
Rowing Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Rowing is the act of propelling a boat using the motion of oars in the water. The difference between paddling and rowing is that rowing requires oars to have a mechanical connection with the boat, while paddles are hand-held and have no mechanical connection.

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Rowing Definition from Sports Dictionaries & Glossaries
Olympic Games Glossary - A Babylon Glossary
Rowing has been conducted at the Olympic Games since 1900 (cancelled at the first modern Games in 1896).

At the Olympic Games competitions are held in the following disciplines:

. coxless pair (2-) Me

. double sculls (2x) Men

. eight with coxswain (8+) Men

. four without coxswain (4-) Men

. lightweight coxless four (4-) Men

. lightweight double sculls (2x) Men

. double sculls (2x) Women

. eight with coxswain (8+) Women

. quadruple sculls without coxsw Men

. single sculls (1x) Men

. lightweight double sculls (2x) Women

. pair without coxswain (2-) Women

. quadruple sculls without coxsw Women

. single sculls (1x) Women

The information in this glossary is based on Wikipedia’s material on the Olympic Games, and has been additionally edited by Babylon. A list of Wikipedia authors on the Olympic Games can be found here. This glossary is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.