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A wheel with boards or paddles affixed around its circumference, partly immersed in water and rotated to propel a ship or boat.
(Nautical Terms) a large wheel fitted with paddles, turned by an engine to propel a vessel on the water
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a wheel for propelling a ship, having a number of paddles entering the water more or less perpendicularly.
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|Noun||1.||paddle wheel - a large wheel fitted with paddles and driven by an engine in order to propel a boat|
paddle - a blade of a paddle wheel or water wheel
wheel - a 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)