paddle wheel

paddle wheel (plural paddle wheels)

  1. (nautical) A large wheel, fitted with paddles, used to propel a vessel (especially a paddle steamer)
  • German: Schaufelrad
  • Italian: ruota a pale
  • Russian: гребно́е колесо́
  • Spanish: rueda de paletas

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