paddle handle

  n.
   a type of actuator which is relatively flat and operates the mechanism when pivoted on an axis near one end

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  • paddle — paddle1 [pad′ l] n. [ME padell, small spade < ?] 1. a relatively short pole with a broad blade at one end or sometimes both ends, held in the hands and used to propel and steer a canoe, kayak, etc.: cf. OAR 2. any of various implements shaped… …   English World dictionary

  • paddle — paddle1 paddler, n. /pad l/, n., v., paddled, paddling. n. 1. a short, flat bladed oar for propelling and steering a canoe or small boat, usually held by both hands and moved more or less through a vertical arc. 2. any of various similar… …   Universalium

  • paddle — 1 noun (C) 1 a short pole that is wide and flat at one end or both ends, used for moving a small boat along compare oar 2 (singular) BrE the action of walking about in water which is not very deep: have a paddle/go for a paddle: I m just going… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • paddle — I. intransitive verb (paddled; paddling) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1530 1. to move the hands or feet about in shallow water 2. archaic to use the hands or fingers in toying or caressing 3. toddle • paddler noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • paddle — pad|dle1 [ pædl ] noun count ▸ 1 for canoe ▸ 2 for table tennis ▸ 3 for paddle boat ▸ 4 for punishment ▸ 5 a walk in water 1. ) a short pole that you push into the water in order to move a small boat such as a CANOE. It is wide and flat at one or …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Paddle (spanking) — For other uses, see paddle (disambiguation) to the buttocks; it would be too hard and heavy to use safely on the back. Types and terms *A spanking paddle can sometimes be called shingle , apparently after its form, or be given names (rather like… …   Wikipedia

  • Paddle — A paddle is a tool used for pushing against liquids, either as a form of propulsion in a boat or as an implement for mixing.Canoe/Kayak PaddlesMaterials and designsPaddles commonly used in canoes consist of a wooden, fibreglass carbon fiber or… …   Wikipedia

  • paddle — pad|dle1 [ˈpædl] n ↑hat, ↑life jacket, ↑paddle [Date: 1400 1500; Origin: Perhaps from Medieval Latin padela, from Latin patella; PATELLA] 1.) a short pole that is wide and flat at the end, used for moving a small boat in water →↑oar 2.) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • paddle — I pad•dle [[t]ˈpæd l[/t]] n. v. dled, dling 1) naut. navig. a short, flat bladed oar for propelling and steering a canoe or small boat, usu. held by both hands and moved through a vertical arc 2) any of various similar implements used for mixing …   From formal English to slang

  • paddle — I UK [ˈpæd(ə)l] / US noun [countable] Word forms paddle : singular paddle plural paddles 1) a short pole that you push into the water in order to move a small boat such as a canoe. It is wide and flat at one or both ends. 2) British the activity… …   English dictionary

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