paddle box
paddlebox paddlebox, paddle box paddle box . 1. a wooden covering for the upper part of the paddle wheel of a steam vessel. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]

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  • paddle box — noun a wooden covering for the upper part of a paddlewheel • Syn: ↑paddle box • Hypernyms: ↑covering • Part Holonyms: ↑paddlewheel, ↑paddle wheel * * * noun : a structure enclosing the uppe …   Useful english dictionary

  • paddle-box — noun a wooden covering for the upper part of a paddlewheel • Syn: ↑paddle box • Hypernyms: ↑covering • Part Holonyms: ↑paddlewheel, ↑paddle wheel * * * paddˈle box noun The covering …   Useful english dictionary

  • paddle box — a structure enclosing a paddle wheel. * * * …   Universalium

  • paddle-box — /ˈpædl bɒks/ (say padl boks) noun a box or casing covering the upper part of the paddlewheel of a vessel …   Australian English dictionary

  • 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 beam — 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,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Paddle board — 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,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Paddle shaft — 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,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Paddle staff — 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,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Paddle steamer — 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,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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