Stern-wheel
Stern-wheel Stern"-wheel`, a. Having a paddle wheel at the stern; as, a stern-wheel steamer. [1913 Webster]

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  • Stern wheel — Stern Stern, a. Being in the stern, or being astern; as, the stern davits. [1913 Webster] {Stern board} (Naut.), a going or falling astern; a loss of way in making a tack; as, to make a stern board. See {Board}, n., 8 (b) . {Stern chase}. (Naut.) …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stern-wheel — /ˈstɜn wil/ (say stern weel) adjective propelled by a paddle wheel at the stern. –stern wheeler, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • stern-wheel — /sterrn hweel , weel /, adj. (of a vessel) propelled by a paddle wheel at the stern. [1855 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • stern wheel — noun : a paddle wheel at the stern of a boat …   Useful english dictionary

  • stern-wheel — /sterrn hweel , weel /, adj. (of a vessel) propelled by a paddle wheel at the stern. [1855 60] …   Useful english dictionary

  • stern-wheel|er — «STURN HWEE luhr», noun. a steamboat driven by a paddle wheel at the stern …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stern — Stern, a. Being in the stern, or being astern; as, the stern davits. [1913 Webster] {Stern board} (Naut.), a going or falling astern; a loss of way in making a tack; as, to make a stern board. See {Board}, n., 8 (b) . {Stern chase}. (Naut.) (a)… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stern board — Stern Stern, a. Being in the stern, or being astern; as, the stern davits. [1913 Webster] {Stern board} (Naut.), a going or falling astern; a loss of way in making a tack; as, to make a stern board. See {Board}, n., 8 (b) . {Stern chase}. (Naut.) …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stern chase — Stern Stern, a. Being in the stern, or being astern; as, the stern davits. [1913 Webster] {Stern board} (Naut.), a going or falling astern; a loss of way in making a tack; as, to make a stern board. See {Board}, n., 8 (b) . {Stern chase}. (Naut.) …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stern chaser — Stern Stern, a. Being in the stern, or being astern; as, the stern davits. [1913 Webster] {Stern board} (Naut.), a going or falling astern; a loss of way in making a tack; as, to make a stern board. See {Board}, n., 8 (b) . {Stern chase}. (Naut.) …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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