paddle wheel

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Synonyms for paddle wheel

a large wheel fitted with paddles and driven by an engine in order to propel a boat

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Subramanian, Copper(II) bis-chelate paddle wheel complex and its bipyridine/phenanthroline adducts, J.
Robert is originally from Minnesota and as a child watched paddle wheel boats travel the Mississippi River.
Robert Fulton, whose North River Steamboat of Clermont first sailed the Hudson River (propelled by paddle wheels, not jets) 20 years later in 1807, is known today as the man who invented the steamboat, while James Rumsey is forgotten, except by the people of Shepherdstown, W.Va.
The FMG70 series can be used in areas where flow sensors with moving parts--e.g, paddle wheel sensors--cannot be applied due to contamination or particulate in the media.
It will include a wagon wheel, bicycle wheel, paddle wheel and others representing several historic modes of transportation.
It utilizes a unique aluminum riverboat style paddle wheel that is surprisingly powerful and easy to pedal.
* The low cost FMG70 series can be used in areas where flow sensors with moving parts (paddle wheel sensors) cannot be applied due to contamination/particulate in the media.
The 8070/8071 flow meters are unaffected by the problem of high viscosities encountered with paddle wheel type flow meters.
Targeted toward grip, armrest and panel applications, the HTWM switch offers rocker-style mounting, knurled or paddle wheel styles and a variety of wheel and bezel colors.
Their cash reserves were also wiped out after the owners had to pay to repair the paddle wheel and take the ship out of the water for six weeks during its busy season.
Editor's Note: This particular alarm does not display on Verados produced after 2007; if the paddle wheel is functional, you may see a transition error if the pitot is not working properly.
But Golestanian, along with co-developers Pietro Tierno, Ignacio Pagonabarraga and Francesc Sagues of the University of Barcelona in Spain, have overcome this problem by developing a micromachine that swims by imitating a paddle wheel. The device is the first artificial microswimmer to move without using chemical propulsion or twisting itself into different shapes.
Paddlewheels: The rotating paddle wheel of a paddle wheel aerator splashes water into the air to affect aeration.
Wood-burning steam boilers below the main deck provided the power to operate a large paddle wheel at the stern of the boat.