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paddlenoun

uk   /ˈpæd.əl/ us   /ˈpæd.əl/
  • paddle noun (POLE)

[C] a short pole with a wide, flat part at one end or both ends, used for moving a small boat or canoe through the water
[C] a blade on a paddle wheel
  • paddle noun (WALK)

[C usually singular] UK US wade a walk through water that is not very deep, especially at the edge of a beach, etc.: Shall we go for a paddle?

paddleverb

uk   /ˈpæd.əl/ us   /ˈpæd.əl/
(Definition of paddle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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paddlenoun [C]

us   /ˈpæd·əl/
a short pole with a wide, flat part at one or both ends, used for moving a small boat through the water
A paddle is also a flat blade held with a short handle that is used in some games such as table tennis for hitting a small ball.
paddle
verb [I/T] us   /ˈpæd·əl/
[T] She paddled her canoe across the lake.
(Definition of paddle from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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