rowing machine

noun

Definition of rowing machine

: an exercise machine that simulates the action of rowing

Examples of rowing machine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web News of Peloton's new rowing machine follows last month's release of the Guide, the company's first connected strength product. Angela Moscaritolo, PCMAG, 13 May 2022 This may involve trying to activate your core while in a supine or sideways position, performing balance exercises or doing seated cardio on a recumbent bike or rowing machine. New York Times, 9 Apr. 2022 Peloton is gearing up to launch its first-ever rowing machine. Angela Moscaritolo, PCMAG, 13 May 2022 In addition to building muscle and stability, an indoor rowing machine can provide one of the best cardio workouts. Stefani Sassos, Ms, Rdn, Cso, Cdn, Nasm-cpt, Good Housekeeping, 13 May 2022 The personalized coaching session must be booked within 90 days of activating the all-access membership, so make sure Mom’s aware when setting up her new rowing machine. Brittany Vincent, SELF, 3 May 2022 The Titanic’s rowing machine looked imposing: big, long oars that resembled an Olympic sculling boat. Greg Presto, Smithsonian Magazine, 26 Apr. 2022 On a recent Friday afternoon in a workout room on the Northeast Side, a man in his 80s was lifting weights while a 102-year-old woman pushed and pulled at a rowing machine. Richard Webner, San Antonio Express-News, 13 Apr. 2022 Alexander chooses the first event—100 meters on the rowing machine—and finishes in 16.48 seconds, beating Symmonds by around half a second. Philip Ellis, Men's Health, 26 Mar. 2022 See More

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'rowing machine.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of rowing machine

1898, in the meaning defined above

Buying Guide

Our Reviews team has selected the best rowing machines.

Learn More About rowing machine

Time Traveler for rowing machine

Time Traveler

The first known use of rowing machine was in 1898

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near rowing machine

rowing boat

rowing machine

Rowland

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for rowing machine

Last Updated

15 Jun 2022

Cite this Entry

“Rowing machine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rowing%20machine. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name That Food

  • a-light
  • Name these cookies!
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!