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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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In fact, the dead men in the canoe we had left astern after the battle and the survivors who were paddling rapidly toward their shore were the first he ever had seen.
I edged farther into the shadow that I might find a hold upon the bank; but, though I proceeded several yards, I touched nothing; and then, finding that I would soon reach a point from where I could no longer see the black man, I was compelled to remain where I was, holding my position as best I could by paddling strongly against the current which flowed from beneath the rocky mass behind me.
VOLUNTEER groups hoping to open a paddling pool in Rhondda Cynon Taf (RCT) could find it easier next summer.
The fastest growing water sport in the world, stand-up paddle boarding is done by standing on a paddle board, which is much thicker than an average surfboard, and paddling your way out into the sea.
From Rochester to Hornell, west to Chautauqua and north to the Buffalo region, western New York State is home to a wealth of quiet-water paddling locations for canoers and kayakers at all levels.
Type V Hybrid Inflatable Belt Pack: The belt pack PFD offers maximum maneuverability when paddling or fishing.
A PADDLING pioneer has become the first person to circumnavigate Anglesey on a stand-up paddle board.
com)-- Renowned Stand Up Paddle Boarding Trainers, Paddle Diva Watersport join hands with Gurney's Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa to provide Stand Up Paddling, surfing, boogie boarding and more for guests.
Choose a craft that allows youngsters to participate in the paddling but you can also pilot on your own.
One of the youngest racers was Laeticia Arida, 15, who, organizers said, "showed that stand-up paddling is for all ages.
By now, the women are paddling up to a bay in the still waters across the Shoreline Apartments.
SIR - On Sunday, September 1 the paddling pool in Ynysangharad Park, Pontypridd, closed for what is almost certain to be the last time.