Meaning of “paddle wheel” in the English Dictionary

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"paddle wheel" in British English

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paddle wheelnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpæd.əl ˌwiːl/ us /ˈpæd.əl ˌwiːl/

a type of wheel with small flat blades attached around the edge that makes a boat move through the water or that operates a piece of machinery

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

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