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Paddle vs. Oar

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Paddlenoun

A two-handed, single-bladed oar used to propel a canoe or a small boat.

Oarnoun

An implement used to propel a boat or a ship in the water, having a flat blade at one end, being rowed from the other end and being normally fastened to the vessel.

Paddlenoun

A double-bladed oar used for kayaking.

Oarnoun

An oarsman; a rower.

‘He is a good oar.’;

Paddlenoun

Time spent on paddling.

‘We had a nice paddle this morning.’;

Oarnoun

(zoology) An oar-like swimming organ of various invertebrates.

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Paddlenoun

A slat of a paddleboat's wheel.

Oarverb

To row; to travel with, or as if with, oars.

Paddlenoun

A paddlewheel.

Oarnoun

An implement for impelling a boat, being a slender piece of timber, usually ash or spruce, with a grip or handle at one end and a broad blade at the other. The part which rests in the rowlock is called the loom.

Paddlenoun

A blade of a waterwheel.

Oarnoun

An oarsman; a rower; as, he is a good oar.

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Paddlenoun

A game controller with a round wheel used to control player movement along one axis of the video screen.

Oarnoun

An oarlike swimming organ of various invertebrates.

Paddlenoun

(British) A meandering walk or dabble through shallow water, especially at the seaside.

Oarverb

To row.

‘Oared with laboring arms.’;

Paddlenoun

A kitchen utensil shaped like a paddle and used for mixing, beating etc.

Oarnoun

an implement used to propel or steer a boat

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Paddlenoun

A bat-shaped spanking implement

‘The paddle practically ousted the British cane for spankings in the independent US.’;

Oarnoun

a pole with a flat blade, used to row or steer a boat through the water

‘she pulled hard on the oars’;

Paddlenoun

A ping-pong bat.

Oarnoun

an oarsman; a rower

‘I was stroke oar and John was in the bow’;

Paddlenoun

A flat limb of an aquatic animal, adapted for swimming.

‘''A sea turtle's paddles make it swim almost as fast as land tortoises are slow’;

Oarverb

propel with or as if with oars; row

‘oaring through the weeds’; ‘oaring the sea like madmen’;

Paddlenoun

In a sluice, a panel that controls the flow of water.

Oar

An oar is an implement used for water-borne propulsion. Oars have a flat blade at one end.

Paddlenoun

A group of inerts

Paddlenoun

A handheld defibrillation/cardioversion electrode

Paddlenoun

(slang) hand

Paddlenoun

padel (sport)

Paddleverb

(transitive) To propel something through water with a paddle, oar, hands, etc.

Paddleverb

(intransitive) To row a boat with less than one's full capacity.

Paddleverb

(transitive) To spank with a paddle.

Paddleverb

To pat or stroke amorously or gently.

Paddleverb

To tread upon; to trample.

Paddleverb

To walk or dabble playfully in shallow water, especially at the seaside.

Paddleverb

To toddle

Paddleverb

To toy or caress using hands or fingers

Paddleverb

To use the hands or fingers in toying; to make caressing strokes.

Paddleverb

To dabble in water with hands or feet; to use a paddle, or something which serves as a paddle, in swimming, in paddling a boat, etc.

‘As the men were paddling for their lives.’; ‘While paddling ducks the standing lake desire.’;

Paddleverb

To pat or stroke amorously, or gently.

‘To be paddling palms and pinching fingers.’;

Paddleverb

To propel with, or as with, a paddle or paddles.

Paddleverb

To pad; to tread upon; to trample.

Paddleverb

To spank with a paddle or as if with a paddle; - usually as a disciplinary punishment of children.

Paddleverb

To mix (a viscous liquid) by stirring or beating with a paddle.

Paddlenoun

An implement with a broad blade, which is used without a fixed fulcrum in propelling and steering canoes and boats.

Paddlenoun

The broad part of a paddle, with which the stroke is made;

‘Thou shalt have a paddle upon thy weapon.’;

Paddlenoun

One of the broad boards, or floats, at the circumference of a water wheel, or paddle wheel.

Paddlenoun

A small gate in sluices or lock gates to admit or let off water; - also called clough.

Paddlenoun

A paddle-shaped foot, as of the sea turtle.

Paddlenoun

A paddle-shaped implement for stirring or mixing.

Paddlenoun

See Paddle staff (b), below.

Paddlenoun

small wooden bat with a flat surface; used for hitting balls in various games

Paddlenoun

a blade of a paddle wheel or water wheel

Paddlenoun

an instrument of punishment consisting of a flat board

Paddlenoun

a short light oar used without an oarlock to propel a canoe or small boat

Paddleverb

propel with a paddle;

‘paddle your own canoe’;

Paddleverb

play in or as if in water, as of small children

Paddleverb

swim like a dog in shallow water

Paddleverb

walk unsteadily;

‘small children toddle’;

Paddleverb

give a spanking to; subject to a spanking

Paddleverb

stir with a paddle

Paddlenoun

a short pole with a broad blade at one or both ends, used without a rowlock to move a small boat or canoe through the water

‘we dug in deep with our paddles’; ‘paddle strokes’;

Paddlenoun

an act of paddling a boat

‘a gentle paddle on sluggish water’;

Paddlenoun

a paddle-shaped instrument used for mixing food, or stirring or mixing in industrial processes.

Paddlenoun

a short-handled bat used in table tennis.

Paddlenoun

a paddle-shaped instrument used to administer corporal punishment.

Paddlenoun

each of the boards fitted round the circumference of a paddle wheel or mill wheel.

Paddlenoun

the fin or flipper of an aquatic mammal or bird.

Paddlenoun

a flat array of solar cells projecting from a spacecraft.

Paddlenoun

a plastic-covered electrode used in cardiac stimulation.

Paddlenoun

an act of walking with bare feet in shallow water

‘I went for a paddle’;

Paddleverb

move through the water in a boat using a paddle or paddles

‘he was teaching trainees to paddle canoes’; ‘she paddled along the coast’;

Paddleverb

propel a boat along (a stretch of water) using paddles

‘a legal right to paddle Scottish rivers’;

Paddleverb

(of bird or other animal) swim with short fast strokes

‘the swan paddled away’;

Paddleverb

beat (someone) with a paddle as a punishment

‘ask the mother if she minds the offspring getting paddled from time to time’;

Paddleverb

walk with bare feet in shallow water

‘the children paddled at the water's edge’;

Paddleverb

dabble the feet or hands in water

‘Peter paddled idly in the water with his fingers’;

Paddle

A paddle is a tool used for pushing against liquids, either as a form of propulsion of a boat (paddling) or as an implement for mixing.

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