The table tennis paddle must be made primarily of wood. There are no restrictions as to size. A legal rubber sheet must be applied to any side used for striking the ball. One side must be black, the other cherry red. If there is a non-hitting side with no rubber sheet attached, it must have a paint sheet of the appropriate color.
Paddles are used to flatten the bottom of vessels. A metal paddle (or tagliol) is indispensible for sculpting solid glass into figures. Wooden paddles are also used as heatshields to protect the arms of the gaffer.
Made of wood and of various shapes and sizes, paddles are used to apply pressure to glass to create a certain shape and to flatten the bottom of a piece. They can also be used in an impromptu manner to shield the glass blower from intense heat as he is working the hot glass.
A spanking paddle is a usually wooden instrument with a long, flat face and narrow neck, so called because it is roughly shaped like the homonymous piece of sports equipment, but existing in more varied sizes and dimensions, used to administer a spanking to the buttocks; it would be too hard and heavy to use safely on the back.
This is the traditional name for an implement, now more often a numbered card, given to each bidder at the registration desk. The paddle (or card) will contain the number assigned when you registered for the auction. When you want to place a bid, you simply raise your paddle until the auctioneer acknowledges you. If you are the highest bidder on a lot, your number is recorded alongside your bid. Be sure to retain your paddle and bring it with you when paying for your purchase.
A numbered plastic card assigned to a particular bidder registered at an auction. The paddle is raised to bid, and the auctioneer calls out the paddle number of the successful bidder as each lot is sold.
A paddle is a game controller with a round wheel and one or more fire buttons, where the wheel is typically used to control movement of the player object along one axis of the video screen. A paddle controller rotates through a fixed arc (usually about 330 degrees), it has a stop at each end and rotating it further can break it.