- 1 countable/numerable 1.1 (oar) zagual (m), pala (f), remo (m) pequeñoMore example sentences1.2paddle (wheel) rueda (feminine) hidráulica de paletas 1.3 (on paddle wheel) paleta (feminine)
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- At the crack of dawn, as you slice through the calm river with quiet paddle strokes, your canoe glides upstream through a bank of fog that will slowly burn off with each cast of your fishing rod.
- The piece incorporates some of the images and experiences of Essadiqi's river adventures, as dancers interact with large floating wooden poles that represent paddles.
- The Pemon also make wooden dugout and bark canoes, paddles, and bows, and they weave hammocks and baby carriers.
- The vessel has a split stern wheel and each is run by a twin diesel engine that powers hydraulic motors which turn the paddles.
- The "Willamette Queen" was designed as a scaled down likeness of the former Mississippi and Yukon Territory Riverboats with paddles that really do propel her.
- 2 2.1 (stirrer) pala (feminine) 2.2 (for punishment) (American English/inglés norteamericano) palmeta (feminine)More example sentences
- For the rose petal cream: In bowl of food processor fitted with paddle, cream buttercream and butter until fluffy.
- Add this to the batter and mix just until smooth - a few turns of the paddle should do it.
- The person behind the counter slaps a scoop of ice cream onto a chilled marble slab, throws some cookie crumbs or chopped nuts on top, and mixes the whole thing together using flat paddles.
- 3 (flipper) aleta (feminine)More example sentences
- The forelimbs and hindlimbs are transformed into paddles.
- Some of the most frequent gross morphological adaptations to an aquatic lifestyle include the modifications of limbs into paddles and the elongation and lateral flattening of the tail.
- It appears from their architecture that the entire distal limb, not just the hands and feet, was used as a paddle.
- 4 (in table tennis) (especially American English/especialmente inglés norteamericano) pala (f), paleta (f)More example sentences
- He had a small red ball, the kind that at one time had been attached to a wooden paddle by a rubber string.
- André was interested in all sports, whether they involved balls, pucks, paddles or pedals.
- Each half is 10 minutes and the aim of the game is to score goals using the paddles or the hand.
- 5 (no plural/sin plural) to go for a paddle (standing) ir* a mojarse los pies (playing) ir* a jugar or a chapotear en la orillaMore example sentences
- While the more adventurous, or foolhardy, jumped over the waterfalls, I went for a quick paddle to soothe my aching feet.
- Joe had a paddle and Maggie dipped her feet into the children's paddling pool.
- Otherwise it's an undemanding walk or paddle between bays in one of the most beautiful and protected parts of New Zealand.
- 1 (wet feet) mojarse los pies (en la orilla)More example sentences
- Is it really the role of design to prevent kids paddling in shallow water, protecting them without engendering a sense of responsibility for their actions in either the children or their parents?
- Her biggest fear, it has recently been revealed, is paddling in shallow water.
- The youngster, who could not swim, was paddling in shallow water while three friends were swimming.
- 2 2.1 (in canoe) remar 2.2 (swim) [duck/dog] chapotearMore example sentences
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- The pond was filled with wildlife, as there were red and yellow goldfish swimming about, ducks paddling about on the surface, meddling with the herons.
- The woman, boating three miles off of the Gulf of Mexico, found this little kitten paddling furiously and meowing loudly.
- Sure enough, the turtles paddled in different directions when exposed to different magnetic fields.
- Unless some other canoe is in sight, one paddles along with a sense of solitude amid the mountains and the woods.
- Pablo Nuñez Perez, a Kuna who married an English girl and lived in England for seven years, paddled out in a dugout canoe (called an ulu) to welcome us.
- The beaches are among the world's finest, with soft, silver sand and water so clear you can spot rays and swordfish while paddling along the shore.
- 1.1 [boat/canoe] llevar (remando con pala o zagual) 1.2 (beat) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], zurrar; (with paddle) darle* palmetazos aMore example sentences
- Finally, on the sixth hole, I went over to Nick and jokingly said, ‘Somebody must have paddled you with one of those when you were a kid.’
- You were paddled in school, and you were occasionally, as you put it, ‘whipped by [your] daddy.’
- They paddle each other; they paddle evil-doers they capture; really the only person they never get to spank is Wonder Woman herself.