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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
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
A large, flat, paddle-shaped support for solar cells, used on some satellites.
Any of various implements consisting of a shaft with a broad, flat blade or bladelike part at one or both ends.
A flat plastering tool used to clean out or to finish an angle or corner.
A language for transformations leading from specification to program. Used in the POPART programming environment generator.