paddle

(redirected from paddler)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
The Filipino paddlers from the Philippine Canoe-Kayak Dragonboat Federation ruled both the 500m and 250m small boat open category of the 2019 Beijing International Dragonboat Tournament.
Perthshire's Fiona Pennie couldn't match her teammates in the K1 kayak final with the Perthshire paddler ending up sixth after qualifying second quickest.
61 in the charts, surpassing the seasoned Sharath Kamal, the most accomplished paddler in the country, to become India's topranked singles player.
GREAT Britain's Kimberley Woods and Mallory Franklin became the first British paddlers to win medals of this weekend's Canoe Slalom World Cup at Cardiff.
In the 2011-12 season there were 2,731 registered competitive Waka Ama (Outrigger canoe) paddlers in New Zealand (WakaamaNewZealand 2012a).
In 2012 there were 65 teams that participated in the regatta, with each boat boasting 18 to 20 paddlers, either all women, all men, or a mix of both.
Benefits: Kayaking is generally differentiated from canoeing by the sitting position of the paddler and the number of blades on the paddle.
A kayak is a boat where the paddler faces forward, legs in front, using a double-bladed paddle.
Whether novice or seasoned paddler, all are welcome to give it a try.
Hardy is an experienced paddler who has published articles and photographs in National Geographic, Outside and Canoe and Kayak, and he provides this Colorado paddling guide for all levels of enthusiasts from beginners to those looking for the ultimate challenge.
The effects of proportion of muscle used must be taken into account when discussing kayak paddler performance.