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paddle

1. a short light oar with a flat blade at one or both ends, used without a rowlock to propel a canoe or small boat
2. a blade of a water wheel or paddle wheel
3. a period of paddling
4. 
a. a paddle wheel used to propel a boat
b. (as modifier): a paddle steamer
5. the sliding panel in a lock or sluicegate that regulates the level or flow of water
6. a table-tennis bat
7. the flattened limb of a seal, turtle, or similar aquatic animal, specialized for swimming
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paddle

[′pad·əl]
(aerospace engineering)
A large, flat, paddle-shaped support for solar cells, used on some satellites.
(design engineering)
Any of various implements consisting of a shaft with a broad, flat blade or bladelike part at one or both ends.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

paddle

A flat plastering tool used to clean out or to finish an angle or corner.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Paddle

A language for transformations leading from specification to program. Used in the POPART programming environment generator.
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game paddle

An input device that moves the screen cursor in a back-and-forth motion. Used to hit balls and steer objects in a video game, the paddle contains a dial and one or more buttons for firing. The paddle was popularized in Atari's Pong game in the 1970s. See joystick and Atari.
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"Paddle boards are currently very inconvenient to rent because of a variety of reasons including price, location, and experience.
Trax carries a selection of Mastercraft boats as well as paddle boards and associated gear For newbies looking to rent a paddle board or water skis, Trax experts provide lessons for an additional charge.
Representatives from the American Canoe Association will be present to teach solo canoeing, canoes rescue techniques, and workshops: "How to Be a Well-Dressed Paddler" and/or "Assessing Risk: Live to Paddle Another Day."
The target is still until the first paddle drops, and then things start to happen fast.
Standing up, Taghred Chandab Learning Paddle Board with other Mums Friends on Jumeirah Beach, Dubai.
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Attaching to my person via a well-designed paddle, I put a spare GLOCK 19 magazine in the front slot and Nightstick Tac-300 light in the back.
One way of applying them is to put one paddle above and to the left of the heart and the other slightly beneath and to the right; another method involves placing one paddle on the front of the body and the other round the back.
Two employees from InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) completed a paddling ultra-marathon, dubbed the 'Capital Paddle', covering 230 kilometres over three days in aid of the hotel group's disaster relief programme, IHG Shelter in a Storm.
As for outside the waistband holsters, there are two main mounting choices: belt loop and paddle.
SPRINGFIELD - A 66-year-old Eugene man drowned Friday morning while paddle boarding on the Middle Fork of the Willamette River in the vicinity of Clearwater Park southeast of Springfield.