Definition of rowing in English:

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rowing

Pronunciation: /ˈrəʊɪŋ/

noun

[mass noun]
The sport or pastime of propelling a boat by means of oars.
Example sentences
  • Most athletes do not pick up the sport of rowing until university.
  • Bedford's most famous sports are athletics and rowing.
  • The club has a five-year development plan to achieve a high level of community involvement, in order to become self-sustaining as a regional centre for the sport of rowing.

Racing takes place in narrow, light boats (shells), between single rowers (scullers) with two oars, or between crews of two, four, or eight people with one oar each; crews are often steered by a coxswain.

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