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 Each person wears a heart rate monitor, and trainers move them from treadmills to rowing machines to weight-training stations, simultaneously moving their heart rates through zones on a color scale. Cindy Krischer Goodman, sun-sentinel.com, "Smart gym comes to South Florida as fitness goes more high tech," 29 Nov. 2019 The workout, which involved a treadmill, rowing machine and free weights, was challenging. Marissa Cruz Lemar, chicagotribune.com, "Never exercised? It’s not too late to take steps toward an active life.," 28 Oct. 2019 For the fake athletic profiles to get into USC, the sisters posed for photos on rowing machines, court filings show. Martha Ross, The Mercury News, "Felicity Huffman’s sentence appears to spook Lori Loughlin’s daughter into deleting vulgar Instagram photo," 17 Sep. 2019 The workout, which involved a treadmill, rowing machine and free weights, was challenging. Marissa Cruz Lemar, chicagotribune.com, "Never exercised? It’s not too late to take steps toward an active life.," 28 Oct. 2019 The workout, which involved a treadmill, rowing machine and free weights, was challenging. Washington Post, "Never exercised in your life? It’s not too late to start — and benefit.," 21 Oct. 2019 The second floor will have a fitness center, a room for rowing machines, and another room for indoor rowing tanks that can accommodate eight-person crews. Johanna Seltz, BostonGlobe.com, "Maritime school receives grant for expansion," 3 Sep. 2019 Meanwhile, emails between Singer and Giannulli show that the father had his daughters pose on rowing machines, the complaint shows. Martha Ross, The Mercury News, "Maybe John Stamos missed the part about Lori Loughlin’s daughters allegedly posing as crew athletes to get into USC," 28 Aug. 2019 Upstairs, along with million-dollar views of the Santa Cruz Mountains, the Bair Island Ecological Reserve and the bay, are rowing machines, stationary bikes and weights, along with a kitchen, laundry room and offices. New York Times, "Caught Up in the College Admissions Scandal: Stanford’s Boathouse," 17 July 2019

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First Known Use of rowing machine

1898, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of rowing machine was in 1898

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2 Dec 2019

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“Rowing machine.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rowing%20machine. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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rowing machine

noun

English Language Learners Definition of rowing machine

: an exercise machine that you use by moving your body as if you are rowing a boat

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