Side-wheel
Side-wheel Side"-wheel`, a. Having a paddle wheel on each side; -- said of steam vessels; as, a side-wheel steamer. [1913 Webster]

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  • side-wheel — side′ wheel adj. naut. navig. having a paddle wheel on each side, as a steamboat • Etymology: 1855–60 side′ wheel er, n …   From formal English to slang

  • side-wheel — ☆ side wheel [sīd′hwēl΄, sīd′wēl΄ ] adj. designating a steamboat having a paddle wheel on each side side wheeler n …   English World dictionary

  • side-wheel — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective : of, relating to, or constituting a steamer having a paddle wheel on each side * * * side wheeler, n. /suyd hweel , weel /, adj. having a paddle wheel on each side, as a steamboat. [1855 60] * * * sideˈ wheel adjective With… …   Useful english dictionary

  • side-wheel — side wheeler, n. /suyd hweel , weel /, adj. having a paddle wheel on each side, as a steamboat. [1855 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • side-wheel — adjective Date: 1854 of or being a steamer having a paddle wheel on each side • side wheeler noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • side-wheel — /ˈsaɪd wil/ (say suyd weel) adjective having a paddle wheel on each side, as a steamer. –side wheeler, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • side-wheel|er — «SYD HWEE luhr», noun. a side wheel steamer: »in 1839, twenty years after the “side wheeler” Savannah made the first steamship crossing of the Atlantic Ocean (Beauchamp, Mayfield, and West) …   Useful english dictionary

  • side-wheel duck — Steamer Steam er ( [ e]r), n. 1. A vessel propelled by steam; a steamship or steamboat. [1913 Webster] 2. A steam fire engine. See under {Steam}. [1913 Webster] 3. A road locomotive for use on common roads, as in agricultural operations. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • side-wheeler — side wheel·er (sīdʹhwē lər, wē ) n. A side wheel steamboat. * * * …   Universalium

  • side-wheeler — side wheel|er [ˈsaıdˌwi:lə US ər] n AmE an old fashioned type of ship which is pushed forward by a pair of large wheels at the sides British Equivalent: paddle steamer …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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