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Wheel

Meanings and phrases

wheel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines)
  2. a handwheel that is used for steering; steering wheel
  3. a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals; bicycle; bike; cycle
  4. an instrument of torture that stretches or disjoints or mutilates victims; rack
  5. game equipment consisting of a wheel with slots that is used for gambling; the wheel rotates horizontally and players bet on which slot the roulette ball will stop in; roulette wheel
  6. forces that provide energy and direction
  7. a circular helm to control the rudder of a vessel

wheel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. change directions as if revolving on a pivot; wheel around
  2. wheel somebody or something; wheel around
  3. move along on or as if on wheels or a wheeled vehicle; roll
  4. ride a bicycle; bicycle; cycle; bike; pedal

Ferris wheel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a vertical rotating mechanism consisting of a large wheel with suspended seats that remain upright as the wheel rotates; provides a ride at an amusement park

balance wheel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a wheel that regulates the rate of movement in a machine; especially a wheel oscillating against the hairspring of a timepiece to regulate its beat; balance

bicycle wheel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the wheel of a bicycle

big wheel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an important influential person; big shot; big gun; big cheese; big deal; big enchilada; big fish; head honcho

buffing wheel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a wheel that is covered with soft material

car wheel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a wheel that has a tire and rim and hubcap; used to propel the car

catherine wheel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a circular firework that spins round and round emitting colored fire; pinwheel

color wheel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a chart in which complementary colors (or their names) are arranged on opposite sides of a circle; color circle

daisy print wheel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a wheel around which is a set of print characters that make a typing impression on paper; daisy wheel

daisy wheel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a wheel around which is a set of print characters that make a typing impression on paper; daisy print wheel

driving wheel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a wheel that drives a motor vehicle (transforms torque into a tractive force)

emery wheel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a wheel composed of abrasive material; used for grinding; grinding wheel

escape wheel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. gear that engages a rocking lever

fifth wheel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. someone or something that is unwanted and unneeded; deadwood
  2. an extra car wheel and tire for a four-wheel vehicle; spare
  3. a steering bearing that enables the front axle of a horse-drawn wagon to rotate

fire wheel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. annual of central United States having showy long-stalked yellow flower heads marked with scarlet or purple in the center; blanket flower; Indian blanket; fire-wheel; Gaillardia pulchella

gear wheel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a toothed wheel that engages another toothed mechanism in order to change the speed or direction of transmitted motion; gear; geared wheel; cogwheel

geared wheel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a toothed wheel that engages another toothed mechanism in order to change the speed or direction of transmitted motion; gear; gear wheel; cogwheel

grinding wheel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a wheel composed of abrasive material; used for grinding; emery wheel

idle wheel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a pulley on a shaft that presses against a guide belt to guide or tighten it; idle pulley; idler pulley

keep one 's shoulder to the wheel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. work doggedly or persistently; plug away; peg away; slog; keep one's nose to the grindstone

lantern wheel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a small pinion having cylindrical bars instead of teeth, used chiefly in inexpensive clocks; lantern pinion

mill wheel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. water wheel that is used to drive machinery in a mill; millwheel

paddle wheel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a large wheel fitted with paddles and driven by an engine in order to propel a boat; paddlewheel
E.g.
  • They work something like a paddle wheel on a paddle-steamer.
  • When the screw propeller superseded the paddle wheel, the term "bridge" survived.
  • "Adirondack" was long overall with a beam and a width at the paddle wheel guards of .

pinion and crown wheel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. gears that mesh at an angle; bevel gear; pinion and ring gear

planet wheel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an outer gear that revolves about a central sun gear of an epicyclic train; planetary gear; epicyclic gear; planet gear

potter 's wheel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a horizontal rotating wheel holding the clay being shaped by a potter

prayer wheel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a cylinder with prayers written on it; each revolution counts as uttering the prayers; used especially by Buddhists in Tibet

ratchet wheel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. toothed wheel held in place by a pawl or detent and turned by a lever

roulette wheel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. game equipment consisting of a wheel with slots that is used for gambling; the wheel rotates horizontally and players bet on which slot the roulette ball will stop in; wheel

spinning wheel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a small domestic spinning machine with a single spindle that is driven by hand or foot
E.g.
  • Ibn Abbas said it is like that of a spinning wheel.
  • The number is chosen in a spinning wheel.
  • When he gets there, there is a spinning wheel with rabbit signs.

sprocket wheel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. thin wheel with teeth that engage with a chain; sprocket

spur wheel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. gear wheels that mesh in the same plane; spur gear

steering wheel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a handwheel that is used for steering; wheel
E.g.
  • It came standard with the deep-dish steering wheel.
  • The steering wheel of the car penetrated Hill's skull.
  • This includes gamepads, joysticks and steering wheel controllers.

toothed wheel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a wheel with teeth for making a row of perforations; roulette

wagon wheel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a wheel of a wagon

water wheel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a wheel with buckets attached to its rim; raises water from a stream or pond; waterwheel
  2. a wheel that rotates by direct action of water; a simple turbine; waterwheel
E.g.
  • The mill was powered by a large water wheel.
  • He used an analogy with how water falls in a water wheel.
  • Its huge water wheel, mill stones and gearing are all visible.

wheel and axle

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. hoist so arranged that a rope unwinding from a wheel is wound onto a cylindrical drum or shaft coaxial with the wheel

wheel around

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. change directions as if revolving on a pivot; wheel
  2. wheel somebody or something; wheel

wheel bug

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. large predatory North American bug that sucks the blood of other insects; Arilus cristatus

wheel horse

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a draft horse harnessed behind others and nearest the wheels of a vehicle; wheeler

wheel lock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an obsolete gunlock using flint and a revolving wheel

wheel spoke

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. support consisting of a radial member of a wheel joining the hub to the rim; spoke; radius

wheel tree

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. eastern Australian tree widely cultivated as a shade tree and for its glossy leaves and circular clusters of showy red to orange-scarlet flowers; firewheel tree; Stenocarpus sinuatus

worm wheel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. gear with the thread of a worm

wheel drive

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The transmission was 5-speed manual with rear wheel drive only.
  • The powertrain comes as a rear wheel drive or four wheel drive.

rear wheel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Brakes were by rear wheel drum and transmission brakes.
  • The new 2018 Street Bob 107 ci makes and at the rear wheel.
  • The single rear wheel allows the vehicle to taper at the back.

wheel arrangement

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The locomotive had a C-C wheel arrangement and .
  • The locomotives had a 2-4-0 wheel arrangement.
  • The locomotives had a 0-8-0 wheel arrangement.

front wheel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The bottom of the forks is connected to the front wheel's axle.
  • Kabang, however, got caught in the front wheel of the motorcycle.
  • Having to both pedal and steer via the front wheel remained a problem.

behind the wheel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Yet he somehow finds freedom behind the wheel.
  • Hirsch (Alan Arkin) gets behind the wheel and into a highway chase with the police.
  • She observed two men inside the car; one behind the wheel and the other in the back seat.

open wheel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Modified cars are a hybrid of open wheel cars and stock cars.
  • American open wheel racing at the circuit dates back to 1979.
  • Since 2001 he has taken part in various international open wheel series.

front wheel drive

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The 440 was a five-door front wheel drive hatchback and the 460 a saloon.
  • The AD van used a front wheel drive engine configuration shared with the Sunny.
  • Nissan FF-L platform The Nissan FF-L is an automobile platform for front wheel drive automobiles.

rear wheel drive

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The transmission was 5-speed manual with rear wheel drive only.
  • The powertrain comes as a rear wheel drive or four wheel drive.
  • It has been a huge success for the company, along with the rear wheel drive Nissan FM platform.

each wheel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A pair of rectangular doors enclosed each wheel well, leaving a streamlined wing.
  • The Polestar 1 has double wishbone front suspension, connecting each wheel with two transverse links.
  • The undercarriage was double-wheeled, with an independent suspension for each wheel and retractable rear wheel.

spare wheel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The X3 is based on the Chery Tiggo 3 and has like this the spare wheel at the rear.
  • The vehicle has no spare wheel; instead an aerosol foam sealant is provided to seal punctures until a new tyre can be purchased.
  • There were two versions of this ambulance: The early version had two round spinning ventilators on the roof and a spare wheel cover with a large hump.

wheel covers

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • These cars were all basically Ford Galaxies with Mercury styling, they even used Ford's full size wheel covers.
  • Plastic wheel covers were not offered on the entry level "Ei" sedan or wagon, and the 13-inch wheel was painted silver instead of black.
  • The Latin-American spec DL also didn't have plastic wheel covers, was sold with silver painted steel wheels and a silver plastic lug nut cover.

wheel racing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Open wheel racing at the track dates back to 1937.
  • American open wheel racing at the circuit dates back to 1979.
  • It marked the first-ever superspeedway night race for American open wheel racing.
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