A paddle wheel positioned at the stern of a vessel
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  • sternwheel — /sterrn hweel, weel /, n. Naut. a paddle wheel at the stern of a vessel. [1810 20; STERN2 + WHEEL] * * * …   Universalium

  • sternwheel — stern•wheel [[t]ˈstɜrn (h)wil, ˌwil[/t]] n. naut. navig. a paddle wheel at the stern of a vessel • Etymology: 1810–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • sternwheel — /sterrn hweel, weel /, n. Naut. a paddle wheel at the stern of a vessel. [1810 20; STERN2 + WHEEL] …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Steamboats of the Upper Fraser River — [ thumb|right|220px|Chilco and crew with Frank Swannell s workers (1910)] Twelve paddlewheel steamboats plied the upper Fraser River in British Columbia from 1863 until 1921. They were used for a variety of purposes: working on railroad… …   Wikipedia

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