HyperDic: pinwheel

English > 4 senses of the word pinwheel:
NOUNplantpinwheel, Aeonium haworthiiperennial subshrub of Tenerife having leaves in rosettes resembling pinwheels
artifactpinwheela wheel that has numerous pins that are set at right angles to its rim
artifactpinwheel, pinwheel wind collectora toy consisting of vanes of colored paper or plastic that is pinned to a stick and spins when it is pointed into the wind
artifactpinwheel, catherine wheela circular firework that spins round and round emitting colored fire
English > pinwheel: 4 senses > noun 1, plant
Meaningperennial subshrub of Tenerife having leaves in rosettes resembling pinwheels.
SynonymAeonium haworthii
Member ofAeonium, genus AeoniumA genus of plants of the family Crassulaceae
Broadersubshrub, suffrutexlow-growing woody shrub or perennial with woody base
Catalanaeonium haworthii
English > pinwheel: 4 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA wheel that has numerous pins that are set at right angles to its rim.
Example"he spun the pinwheel and it stopped with the pointer on 'Go'"
BroaderwheelA 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)
English > pinwheel: 4 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA toy consisting of vanes of colored paper or plastic that is pinned to a stick and spins when it is pointed into the wind.
Synonympinwheel wind collector
Broaderplaything, toyAn artifact designed to be played with
English > pinwheel: 4 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA circular firework that spins round and round emitting colored fire.
Synonymcatherine wheel
Broaderfirework, pyrotechnic(usually plural) a device with an explosive that burns at a low rate and with colored flames
Spanishfuegos artificiales giratorios, molinete, molinillo

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