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rowing machine

[ roh-ing ]
/ ˈroʊ ɪŋ /
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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.
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Origin of rowing machine

An Americanism dating back to 1870–75

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rowing machine

noun
a device with oars and a sliding seat resembling a sculling boat, used to provide exercise
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