rowing machine

[roh-ing]
noun
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.

Origin:
1870–75, Americanism

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rowing machine
 
n
a device with oars and a sliding seat resembling a sculling boat, used to provide exercise

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Example sentences
The latest fitness craze of the stars is part mountain bike and part rowing machine.
At home on weekends, he crews a rowing machine for half-hour stretches.
The fitness center has a treadmill, rowing machine, stationary bicycle and elliptical machine.
Each individual's wheelchair was secured in the location where the rowing machine seat would normally be located.
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