Paddle
Paddle Pad"dle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Paddled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Paddling}] 1. To pat or stroke amorously, or gently. [Obsolescent] [1913 Webster]

To be paddling palms and pinching fingers. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To propel with, or as with, a paddle or paddles. [1913 Webster]

3. To pad; to tread upon; to trample. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]

4. To spank with a paddle or as if with a paddle; -- usually as a disciplinary punishment of children. [PJC]

5. To mix (a viscous liquid) by stirring or beating with a paddle. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Paddle — Pad dle, n. [See {Paddle}, v. i.] 1. An implement with a broad blade, which is used without a fixed fulcrum in propelling and steering canoes and boats. [1913 Webster] 2. The broad part of a paddle, with which the stroke is made; hence, any short …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • paddle — paddle1 [pad′ l] n. [ME padell, small spade < ?] 1. a relatively short pole with a broad blade at one end or sometimes both ends, held in the hands and used to propel and steer a canoe, kayak, etc.: cf. OAR 2. any of various implements shaped… …   English World dictionary

  • Paddle — Paddle (устройство «колесо»)  аналоговый игровой контроллер, использовавшийся в ранних видеоигровых системах, таких как Pong. Он представляет собой пластиковый корпус с установленным внутри него переменным резистором, снабжённым декоративной …   Википедия

  • paddle — Ⅰ. paddle [1] ► NOUN 1) a short pole with a broad blade at one or both ends, used to propel a small boat through the water. 2) a paddle shaped implement for stirring or mixing. 3) a short handled bat such as that used in table tennis. 4) each of… …   English terms dictionary

  • Paddle — Pad dle, v. i. [Prob. for pattle, and a dim. of pat, v.; cf. also E. pad to tread, Prov. G. paddeln, padden, to walk with short steps, to paddle, G. patschen to splash, dash, dabble, F. patouiller to dabble, splash, fr. patte a paw. [root]21.] 1 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • paddle — (ingl.; pronunc. [pádel]) m. Juego de pelota semejante al tenis, que se juega con paletas de madera en una pista más pequeña y con la red más baja. ≃ Pádel. Paddle tenis. Paddle. * * * paddle. (Voz ingl.). m. Juego de pelota entre cuatro paredes …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Paddle —   [dt. »Schaufel«, »Paddel«], älteres Eingabegerät, das einem Joystick ähnelte und sich für bestimmte einfache Spiele eignete. Im Unterschied zum Joystick konnte ein Paddle nur Bewegungen in einer einzigen Richtung kontrollieren; dies geschah… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • paddle — [n] item used for propelling object oar, paddlewheel, pole, propeller, pull, scull, sweep; concepts 479,499 paddle [v] propel with arms or tool boat, cruise, cut water*, drift, drive, navigate, oar, pull, row, run rapids*, scull, sky an oar*,… …   New thesaurus

  • paddle — → pádel …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • paddle — (Voz ingl.). m. Juego de pelota entre cuatro paredes, en el que aquella se golpea con una pala de mango corto …   Diccionario de la lengua española

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