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paddle-steamer

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  • Paddle steamer — Paddle Pad dle, n. [See {Paddle}, v. i.] 1. An implement with a broad blade, which is used without a fixed fulcrum in propelling and steering canoes and boats. [1913 Webster] 2. The broad part of a paddle, with which the stroke is made; hence,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • paddle steamer — (also paddle boat) ► NOUN ▪ a boat powered by steam and propelled by paddle wheels …   English terms dictionary

  • paddle steamer — paddle .steamer also paddle boat n BrE a large old fashioned boat that moves by using steam to drive a large wheel attached to the side …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Paddle steamer — A paddle steamer is a ship or boat driven by a steam engine that uses one or more paddle wheels to develop thrust for propulsion. It is also a type of steamboat. Boats with paddle wheels on the sides are termed sidewheelers, while those with a… …   Wikipedia

  • paddle steamer — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms paddle steamer : singular paddle steamer plural paddle steamers a large boat that moves by using steam which pushes a set of paddles joined together in the shape of a large wheel …   English dictionary

  • paddle steamer — noun a steam vessel propelled by paddle wheels • Syn: ↑paddle wheeler • Hypernyms: ↑steamer, ↑steamship • Hyponyms: ↑side wheeler, ↑sternwheeler …   Useful english dictionary

  • paddle steamer — a vessel propelled by paddle wheels and driven by steam. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • paddle steamer — noun A steam powered vessel propelled by one or two paddle wheels …   Wiktionary

  • paddle steamer — noun a boat powered by steam and propelled by paddle wheels …   English new terms dictionary

  • paddle steamer — noun (C) BrE a steamboat (=a large boat driven by steam) which is pushed forward by two large wheels at the sides; side­wheel AmE …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • paddle-steamer — /ˈpædl stimə / (say padl steemuh) noun a steam vessel propelled by paddlewheels. Also, paddleboat …   Australian English dictionary


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