HyperDic: potter[s_wheel

English > 1 sense of the expression potter's wheel:
NOUNartifactpotter's wheela horizontal rotating wheel holding the clay being shaped by a potter
English > potter's wheel: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA horizontal rotating wheel holding the clay being shaped by a potter.
Example"the potter's wheel was invented in Asia Minor around 6500 BC"
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)
Spanishtorno de alfarero
Catalantorn de terrissaire

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