ergometer ergometer

Definition(s):

  • (n) measuring instrument designed to measure power

Usage(s):

  • Having twice won the world indoor rowing championship-fought out on ergometer rowing machines-Waddell was regarded as the fastest man in the rowing world.

Quotes

  1. "It's been an amazing lifestyle and it's been like a dream job," Georgina said. "We had some great opportunities and met some very cool people and there will be aspects we will definitely miss, but perhaps not the training and the ergometer...
    on Oct 8, 2008 By: Georgina Evers-Swindell Source: Marlborough Express

  2. Hewitt says: "Matthew Pinsent and James Cracknell had a big race on the indoor machine that year and I was thinking, 'Who are these guys? I want to be doing stuff like that'. You had to send in a predicted ergo [ergometer] time and Kev had sent in...
    on Jul 11, 2009 By: Bob Hewitt Source: Times Online

  3. "I remember doing an ergometer workout one day and Betsy McCagg was a couple of ergs down," says Guerette.
    on Oct 21, 2005 By: Michelle Guerette Source: Boston Globe (registration)

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