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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

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

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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.

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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."
References in classic literature ?
The party stood for a moment exchanging vainglorious remarks with Devil's Row. A few stones were thrown at long distances, and words of challenge passed between small warriors.
"Ah, we blokies kin lick deh hull damn Row," said a child, swaggering.
Passepartout remained alone in the house in Saville Row.
They heard oars, but could see nothing till the cook, shining and dripping, rowed into them.
Never had the little rocking "We're Here" looked so deliciously home - like as when the cook, born and bred in fogs, rowed them back to her.
We got aboard easily, and rowed out into the track of the steamer.
After half a mile of the mud, we came upon a deep channel, up which we rowed, with dead oyster shoals looming high and dry on either side.
The watchmen wisely retreated before so overwhelming a force, and rowed their boat along the channel toward where the shore should be.
We rowed with all our strength, but it was slow going with so many boats in tow.
When the flotilla had been landed, Nicholas and I and a watchman rowed out in one of the Whitehalls, with Charley in the stern- sheets.
As I drew a still fresher soil about the rows with my hoe, I disturbed the ashes of unchronicled nations who in primeval years lived under these heavens, and their small implements of war and hunting were brought to the light of this modern day.
This is the result of my experience in raising beans: Plant the common small white bush bean about the first of June, in rows three feet by eighteen inches apart, being careful to select fresh round and unmixed seed.