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paddle

(păd′l)
n.
1. Medicine A flat electrode that is part of a defibrillator and is put on a patient's chest to deliver an electric shock to the heart.
2. A flipper or flattened appendage of certain animals.
v. pad·dled, pad·dling, pad·dles

pad′dler n.
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When the Great Britain's paddle-wheel concept was abandoned and replaced by screw propulsion, there was no longer an urgent need in Britain for Nasmyth's steam hammer.
Photo: Paddle-wheel steamer Eppleton Hall rides at anchor off Hyde Street Pier; fresh lettering indicates start of restoration
Robert said that he learned on Friday that the state DEP had upheld the Webster Conservation Commission decision in February to approve his proposed boat ramp and berth for the paddle-wheel boat, as well as to expand a marina and add sand to a swimming beach, all subject to meeting 55 special conditions set forth by the commission.
Paddle-wheel feed, "Z"-shaped hopper, and 90 dbA construction available.
Photo: Two views of the proposed 11-atom paddle-wheel structure.
Swenson, selected for the third year as a member of the Illinois Humanities Councils Illinois Road Scholars Speaker Bureau, will share insights and little-known information about the paddle-wheel steamboats.
WEBSTER -- Twelve residents of Webster Lake are appealing the Conservation Commission's recent decision to accept Webster Ventures' application to put a 75-foot Mississippi-style paddle-wheel boat on the lake.
The noise and vibrations of the engines and paddle-wheels and the smoke on deck from the belching funnel were very unpleasant.
Our ferry and its threshing paddle-wheels had left on its return to Birkenhead.
Taccola may also have known the Roman work, De Rebus Bellicis (On Military Matters), which includes a design for a paddle-wheeled boat--an idea Menzies claims was unknown in Europe before 1434.
Decked out with funnels, paddle-wheels and ship's rails and surrounded by water, it marks the hours by blowing out bubbles and steam, spurting water and clanging.