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Related to a tough row to hoe: raise hackles, if push comes to shove, gunning for, up and about, without a hitch

row

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1. Chiefly Brit a street, esp a narrow one lined with identical houses
2. Maths a horizontal linear arrangement of numbers, quantities, or terms, esp in a determinant or matrix
3. a horizontal rank of squares on a chessboard or draughtboard

row

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1. an act, instance, period, or distance of rowing
2. an excursion in a rowing boat

row

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(computer science)
The characters, or corresponding bits of binary-coded characters, in a computer word.
Equipment which simultaneously processes the bits of a character, the characters of a word, or corresponding bits of binary-coded characters in a word.
Corresponding positions in a group of columns.

row

row

(1) A horizontal set of data or components. In a graph, it is called the "x-axis." Contrast with column.

(2) A group of related and adjacent fields of data about a subject or transaction in a database. A collection of rows makes up a database file (table). Also called a "record" or "tuple." See relational database.

Rows in a Relational Table
In a relational database, rows are also called "records" and "tuples."
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It's a tough row to hoe, given the slowdown in global tourism, soft real estate, and overcapacity.