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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

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.

paddle

A flat plastering tool used to clean out or to finish an angle or corner.

Paddle

A language for transformations leading from specification to program. Used in the POPART programming environment generator.
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Paddle Tennis is similar to regular tennis, but players are surrounded by screens.
Dubai: A group of mums and career ladies on Wednesday morning ditched their excuses and braved the water to paddle board in Jumeirah as a way to prioritise their health and spice up their fitness activities.
Manual is the preferred choice for paddling due to the fact that the automatic models may accidently go off when getting wet during a paddle.
Tony Bain during his non-stop paddle board trip round Anglesey PIC: ARWYN ROBERTS
No prob--the plastic paddle unscrews from the leather carrier, leaving a typical belt slide attachment which actually draws the rig in just a bit closer, making it even easier to conceal.
Since 2009, Paddle Diva Watersports has been delighting clients by letting them safely explore the water of the East End of Long Island.
Paddle holsters feature a curved piece of polymer on the back of the holster designed to fit around the wearer's waist/hip.
Aten had been paddle boarding with a friend, who was able to pull him from the water and begin CPR before rescuers arrived.
Beginners looking for adventure |can head out on one of its Guided Tours, which have been designed to introduce people to the social side of canoeing and kayaking and to help those with some experience find new and exciting places to paddle.
There has been no word on the fate of the remaining four paddle boaters.
Beirut's developed and industrial shoreline makes it difficult to accommodate most watersports, and Sunday night's stand-up paddle race was the first and only festival competition to take place here.