AskDefine | Define rowing

Dictionary Definition

rowing n : the act of rowing as a sport [syn: row]

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  1. present participle of row


  1. The action of the verb to row.
  2. The action of propelling a boat with oars.
  3. The rowing of boats as a competitive sport.



action of the verb "to row"
the sport

Extensive Definition

Rowing may refer to:
rowing in Catalan: Rem (esport)
rowing in German: Rudern
rowing in Estonian: Sõudmine
rowing in Esperanto: kanuado
rowing in French: Aviron
rowing in Italian: Canottaggio
rowing in Dutch: Roeien
rowing in Danish: Roning
rowing in Japanese: ボート
rowing in Norwegian: Robåt
rowing in Occitan (post 1500): rem
rowing in Polish: Wioślarstwo
rowing in Finnish: Soutu
rowing in Swedish: Rodd

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