Recent Examples of paddle wheel from the Web
On one overnight trip across the Channel, the ship’s paddle wheels churned up the glowing phosphorescence in the water, leaving a visible wake that made the 180-foot ship an easy target for German bombers.
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First Known Use of paddle wheel
PADDLE WHEEL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of paddle wheel for English Language Learners
: a wheel that moves through water as it turns and has a series of paddles around its outer edge
PADDLE WHEEL Defined for Kids
Definition of paddle wheel for Students
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