Rowing



noun
1.
a number of persons or things arranged in a line, especially a straight line:
a row of apple trees.
2.
a line of persons or things so arranged:
The petitioners waited in a row.
3.
a line of adjacent seats facing the same way, as in a theater:
seats in the third row of the balcony.
4.
a street formed by two continuous lines of buildings.
5.
Music. tone row.
6.
Checkers. one of the horizontal lines of squares on a checkerboard; rank.
verb (used with object)
7.
to put in a row (often followed by up).
Idioms
8.
hard / long row to hoe, a difficult task or set of circumstances to confront:
At 32 and with two children, she found attending medical school a hard row to hoe.
verb (used without object)
1.
to propel a vessel by the leverage of an oar or the like.
verb (used with object)
2.
to propel (a vessel) by the leverage of an oar or the like.
3.
to convey in a boat that is rowed.
4.
to convey or propel (something) in a manner suggestive of rowing.
5.
to require, use, or be equipped with (a number of oars):
The captain’s barge rowed twenty oars.
6.
to use (oarsmen) for rowing.
7.
to perform or participate in by rowing:
to row a race.
8.
to row against in a race:
Oxford rows Cambridge.
noun
9.
an act, instance, or period of rowing:
It was a long row to the far bank.
10.
an excursion in a rowboat:
to go for a row.
noun
1.
a noisy dispute or quarrel; commotion.
2.
noise or clamor.
verb (used without object)
3.
to quarrel noisily.
verb (used with object)
4.
Chiefly British. to upbraid severely; scold.
noun
1.
an arrangement of persons or things in a line: a row of chairs
2.

(mainly Brit) a street, esp a narrow one lined with identical houses
(capital when part of a street name): Church Row

3.
a line of seats, as in a cinema, theatre, etc
4.
(maths) a horizontal linear arrangement of numbers, quantities, or terms, esp in a determinant or matrix
5.
a horizontal rank of squares on a chessboard or draughtboard
6.
in a row, in succession; one after the other: he won two gold medals in a row
7.
a hard row to hoe, a difficult task or assignment
noun
1.
a noisy quarrel or dispute
2.
a noisy disturbance; commotion: we couldn’t hear the music for the row next door
3.
a reprimand
4.
(informal) give someone a row, to scold someone; tell someone off
verb
5.
(intransitive) often foll by with. to quarrel noisily
6.
(transitive) (archaic) to reprimand
verb
1.
to propel (a boat) by using oars
2.
(transitive) to carry (people, goods, etc) in a rowing boat
3.
to be propelled by means of (oars or oarsmen)
4.
(intransitive) to take part in the racing of rowing boats as a sport, esp in eights, in which each member of the crew pulls one oar Compare scull (sense 6)
5.
(transitive) to race against in a boat propelled by oars: Oxford row Cambridge every year
noun
6.
an act, instance, period, or distance of rowing
7.
an excursion in a rowing boat
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