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paddle wheel

noun

: a wheel that moves through water as it turns and has a series of paddles around its outer edge

Full Definition of PADDLE WHEEL

:  a wheel with paddles around its circumference used to propel a boat

First Known Use of PADDLE WHEEL

1685
PADDLE WHEEL Defined for Kids

paddle wheel

noun

Definition of PADDLE WHEEL for Kids

:  a wheel with broad boards near its outer edge used to make a boat move

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