from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small boat propelled by oars.
- n. Sports A rowing machine.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A small open boat propelled by oars (by rowing).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A boat designed to be propelled by oars instead of sails.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A boat fitted for propulsion by means of oars; a boat moved by rowing.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a small boat of shallow draft with cross thwarts for seats and rowlocks for oars with which it is propelled
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One would guess, by your argument, that deep sea fishing off a rowboat is a great way to inspire kids to be oceanographers?
The rowboat is actually a likable character as anyone who has thought about the meaning of life can attest.
If we didn’t know that the changing climate is no longer natural, we would paddle in rowboat and sing with mandolins.
IMO though calling this topic “my billion dollar idea that will redefine ecommerce” is tantamount to calling a rowboat a cruiseliner, no offense.
Abberley Dawn is an amazing "trees in the mist" shot, & this untitled rowboat & reflection is wonderful too.
A rowboat is a safer craft than a canoe, and rowing is not a difficult feat, but there is a difference between the rowing of a heavy flat-bottomed boat and rowing a light skiff or round-bottomed rowboat.
[Illustration: A rowboat is a safer craft than a canoe.] = Stepping in and out of a Boat =
Each gang has its rowboat, which is constructed with reference to carrying off as much plunder as possible, and making the best attainable time when chased by the harbor police.
Tessa thinks these things while hidden behind the rowboat, which is propped upright to drain yesterday’s rain, as she spies on her eldest sister Grace—and while her youngest sister Yllis spies on her.
Third, the two parties to the debate agree on all of the “non-ship” facts ” in particular, both parties agrees that the rowboat is a vessel, that it floats on water, and that it is relatively small in size.