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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.
Or imagine building a replica of the paddle-wheel apparatus James Joule used to determine the mechanical equivalent of heat, and recreating his experiment in order to reveal the role of particular skills in a great discovery--in this case the exquisite temperature-measuring skills of a 19th-century Manchester brewer.
Paddle-wheel feed, "Z"-shaped hopper, and 90 dbA construction available.
Photo: Two views of the proposed 11-atom paddle-wheel structure.
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.
In the 1800s, developers hoping to lure investors from back east portrayed the Arroyo Simi as a beautiful river full of big fish and enough water to float a paddle-wheel steamer.
The group will go to the Shoji Tabuchi show, the Blue Velvet Theatre and a dinner show aboard the Branson Belle, an 1890s paddle-wheel boat, on Table Rock Lake.
One story - titled ``Geeking for Gold'' - details how the games have been infiltrated by high-tech equipment, ranging from million-dollar bicycles to carbon-fiber archery bows to paddle-wheel ``wave eaters'' that will improve times in the swimming competition.
Dave Bellows, piloting the Big Bear Queen, settled 50 passengers onto the paddle-wheel excursion boat and launched into tales of the area where he has lived since the 1930s.
Our ferry and its threshing paddle-wheels had left on its return to Birkenhead.