rowing machine
noun Date: 1848 an exercise machine that simulates the action of rowing

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • rowing machine — rowing machines N COUNT A rowing machine is an exercise machine with moving parts which you move as if you were rowing a rowing boat …   English dictionary

  • rowing machine — n. a type of exercise equipment that simulates the activity of rowing …   English World dictionary

  • rowing machine — ► NOUN ▪ an exercise machine with oars and a sliding seat …   English terms dictionary

  • rowing machine — noun : a machine used in a gymnasium for exercising the muscles used in rowing * * * noun, pl ⋯ chines [count] : an exercise machine that you use by moving your body as if you are rowing a boat * * * ˈrowing machine [rowing machine rowing… …   Useful english dictionary

  • rowing machine — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms rowing machine : singular rowing machine plural rowing machines an exercise machine that you sit on, and pull a moving handle towards you, as if you were rowing a boat …   English dictionary

  • rowing machine — rowing ma,chine noun count an exercise machine that you sit on, and pull a moving handle toward you, as if you were ROWING a boat …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • rowing machine — rowing ma.chine n a piece of exercise equipment on which you perform the action of rowing a boat …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • rowing machine — row′ing machine [[t]ˈroʊ ɪŋ[/t]] n. spo an exercise machine that allows the user to go through the motions of rowing in a racing shell • Etymology: 1870–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • rowing machine — /roh ing/ an exercise machine having a mechanism with two oarlike handles, foot braces, and a sliding seat, allowing the user to go through the motions of rowing in a racing shell. [1870 75, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • rowing machine — noun An exercise machine whose action resembles that of rowing a boat …   Wiktionary

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