(sīd′wē′lər, -hwē′-)
A steamboat with a paddle wheel on each side.

side′-wheel′ adj.


having a paddle wheel on each side, as a steamboat.
side′-wheel`er, n.
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The very beautiful and substantial side-wheel steamship "Quaker City" has been chartered for the occasion, and will leave New York June 8th.
The sediment samples provided to Morphogenesis this month were recovered by Odyssey from the SS Central America, a side-wheel steamship which sank in 7,200 feet of water during a hurricane 160 miles off South Carolina in September of 1857.
In 1869, the Manchester firm of Follows and Bate devised the side-wheel lawnmower, the gears on the small cast iron wheels driving the cutting cylinder directly, replacing the rear roller.
In 1867 the Daily Alta California commissioned Mark Twain to cover the story of the world's first luxury cruise, a six-month round tour to the Holy Land from New York on board the Quaker City, an ex-Civil War Mississippi side-wheel paddle steamer.
The USS Saginaw, a wooden side-wheel steamer, served in Pacific and Asian waters between 1860 and 1870, during the period of the Opium Wars, the Taiping Rebellion, transportation of Confederate sailors to Central America, and the growing presence of American naval forces in Hawaii, before it finally sank in 1870 near a remote coral reef.
The optics include positive 1/4 MOA windage and elevation clicks on low-profile knobs with reset-to-zero function, side-wheel focus, fast-focus eyepiece adjustment and multicoated lenses with the reticle in the first focal plane.
The side-wheel paddle steamer PROBE Anne Corcscadden was carrying Union soldiers to New Orleans when it hit a coral reef.
In 1857, the side-wheel paddle steamer Central America was returning to New York from California via Havana with a cargo of gold that was needed to back up U.
an elegant social saloon salvaged from the side-wheel steamer China, which has been restored to its full gilded grandeur.
The shipyard opened in 1854, and the yard's first ship, a steam-powered side-wheel frigate, the U.
The attraction was designed to be mobile, so Odyssey is currently negotiating lease terms with possible venues to host the attraction which features the side-wheel steamer Republic.
One of the exhibit's most coveted highlights is the wreck of the SS Republic, a Civil War-era side-wheel steamship which sank to the bottom of the ocean in 1865 due to a ferocious storm.