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paddle wheelnoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​type of ​wheel with ​smallflatbladesattached around the ​edge that makes a ​boatmove 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)
Translations of “paddle wheel”
in Chinese (Simplified) (船的)明轮,桨轮…
in Chinese (Traditional) (船的)明輪,槳輪…
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