Meaning of “paddle steamer” in the English Dictionary

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"paddle steamer" in British English

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paddle steamernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpæd.əl ˌstiː.mər/ us /ˈpæd.əl ˌstiː.mɚ/ UK US paddle wheeler, side wheeler

a large boat that uses a paddle driven by steam to move through the water

(Definition of “paddle steamer” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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