Lesser sports facilities—used for rowing, baseball, and kayaking contests in the 2008 Games—now seem deserted.
People are snoozing in deck chairs, people are rowing slowly across the lake.
For years, Mooney has trained with a rowing coach to enhance his physical endurance for the potentially yearlong journey.
“You have made yourself famous by rowing the boat,” a steward told her.
After a three-quarter-mile rowing session, we jump out to observe coral reefs.
She had watched them rowing about in the "Water Witch" and had decided that they possessed neither skill nor speed.
In paddling the dugout the Indians all faced ahead, instead of astern as in rowing.
A large flotilla of boats followed as a guard of honour, including some of the Manchester rowing Clubs.
He was rowing along with the easy grace of one used to the oar.
rowing nearer still, we saw another piece, and another, and at the same time heard the flutter of wings.
"line of people or things," Old English ræw "a row, line; succession, hedge-row," probably from Proto-Germanic *rai(h)waz (cf. Middle Dutch rie, Dutch rij "row;" Old High German rihan "to thread," riga "line;" German Reihe "row, line, series;" Old Norse rega "string"), possibly from PIE root *rei- "to scratch, tear, cut" (cf. Sanskrit rikhati "scratches," rekha "line"). Meaning "a number of houses in a line" is attested from mid-15c., originally chiefly Scottish and northern English. Phrase a hard row to hoe attested from 1823, American English.
"propel with oars," Old English rowan "go by water, row" (class VII strong verb; past tense reow, past participle rowen), from Proto-Germanic *ro- (cf. Old Norse roa, Dutch roeien, West Frisian roeije, Middle High German rüejen), from PIE root *ere- (1) "to row" (cf. Sanskrit aritrah "oar;" Greek eressein "to row," eretmon "oar," trieres "trireme;" Latin remus "oar;" Lithuanian iriu "to row," irklas "oar;" Old Irish rome "oar," Old English roðor "rudder").