Origin of paddle wheel
Related formspad·dle-wheel, adjective
Examples from the Web for paddle-wheel
Before passing onto the screw, it may be well to explain just how a paddle-wheel causes a boat to move.Boys' Book of Model Boats|Raymond Francis Yates
The engine was on deck, and the upper part of the paddle-wheel was boxed up above the main deck.Down South|Oliver Optic
The propellers hitherto practically applied in steam navigation are the paddle-wheel and the screw.
The box which covers the paddle-wheel, &c., helps to make a break in this gallery, separating the gentlemen from the ladies.Lands of the Slave and the Free|Henry A. Murray
In 1833, or at the period now under consideration, however, the paddle-wheel was the recognized instrument of marine propulsion.Beacon Lights of History, Volume XIV|John Lord