HyperDic: paddlewheel

English > 1 sense of the word paddlewheel:
NOUNartifactpaddlewheel, paddle wheela large wheel fitted with paddles and driven by an engine in order to propel a boat
English > paddlewheel: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA large wheel fitted with paddles and driven by an engine in order to propel a boat.
Synonympaddle wheel
PartspaddleA blade of a paddle wheel or water wheel
paddle box, paddle-boxA wooden covering for the upper part of a paddlewheel
BroaderwheelA simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines)
Spanishrueda de paletas
Catalanroda de paletes

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