HyperDic: wheel

English > 11 senses of the word wheel:
NOUNartifactwheela 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)
artifactwheel, steering wheela handwheel that is used for steering
attributewheelforces that provide energy and direction
artifactwheela circular helm to control the rudder of a vessel
artifactwheel, roulette wheelgame equipment consisting of a wheel with slots that is used for gambling
artifactwheel, rackan instrument of torture that stretches or disjoints or mutilates victims
artifactwheel, bicycle, bike, cyclea wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
VERBmotionwheel, wheel aroundchange directions as if revolving on a pivot
motionwheel, wheel aroundwheel somebody or something
motionwheel, rollmove along on or as if on wheels or a wheeled vehicle
motionwheel, bicycle, cycle, bike, pedalride a bicycle
wheel > pronunciation
Soundshhwiy'l; wiy'l
Rhymesabele ... zeal: 65 rhymes with iyl...
English > wheel: 11 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA 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).
Part ofwheeled vehicleA vehicle that moves on wheels and usually has a container for transporting things or people
Partsfelloe, fellyrim (or part of the rim) into which spokes are inserted
rimThe outer part of a wheel to which the tire is attached
Narrowerbalance wheel, balanceA wheel that regulates the rate of movement in a machine
bicycle wheelThe wheel of a bicycle
buffing wheelA wheel that is covered with soft material
car wheelA wheel that has a tire and rim and hubcap
cartwheelA wheel that has wooden spokes and a metal rim
daisy print wheel, daisy wheelA wheel around which is a set of print characters that make a typing impression on paper
driving wheelA wheel that drives a motor vehicle (transforms torque into a tractive force)
gear, gear wheel, geared wheel, cogwheelA toothed wheel that engages another toothed mechanism in order to change the speed or direction of transmitted motion
grinding wheel, emery wheelA wheel composed of abrasive material
handwheelA wheel worked by hand
nosewheelA wheel located under the nose of an airplane that is part of the plane's landing gear
paddlewheel, paddle wheelA large wheel fitted with paddles and driven by an engine in order to propel a boat
pinwheelA wheel that has numerous pins that are set at right angles to its rim
potter's wheelA horizontal rotating wheel holding the clay being shaped by a potter
ratchet wheeltoothed wheel held in place by a pawl or detent and turned by a lever
rollerA small wheel without spokes (as on a roller skate)
roulette, toothed wheelA wheel with teeth for making a row of perforations
rowelA small spiked wheel at the end of a spur
sprocket, sprocket wheelThin wheel with teeth that engage with a chain
trundlesmall wheel or roller
wagon wheelA wheel of a wagon
waterwheel, water wheelA wheel that rotates by direct action of water
waterwheel, water wheelA wheel with buckets attached to its rim
Broadermachine, simple machineA device for overcoming resistance at one point by applying force at some other point
Spanishrueda
Catalanroda
Adjectivesfour-wheel, four-wheeledof or relating to vehicles with four wheels
three-wheel, three-wheeledof or relating to vehicles having three wheels
two-wheel, two-wheeledof or relating to vehicles with two wheels
Verbswheelmove along on or as if on wheels or a wheeled vehicle
wheelwheel somebody or something
wheelride a bicycle
English > wheel: 11 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA handwheel that is used for steering.
Synonymsteering wheel
Part ofsteering system, steering mechanismA mechanism by which something is steered (especially a motor vehicle)
BroaderhandwheelControl consisting of a wheel whose rim serves as the handle by which a part is operated
Spanishcabrilla, guía, manubrio, timón, volante
Catalanroda, volant de direcció, volant
English > wheel: 11 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningForces that provide energy and direction.
Example"the wheels of government began to turn"
BroaderforceA powerful effect or influence
English > wheel: 11 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA circular helm to control the rudder of a vessel.
Broaderhelmsteering mechanism for a vessel
English > wheel: 11 senses > noun 5, artifact
Meaninggame 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.
Synonymroulette wheel
Broadergame equipmentequipment or apparatus used in playing a game / game / game
Spanishruleta
Catalanruleta
English > wheel: 11 senses > noun 6, artifact
MeaningAn instrument of torture that stretches or disjoints or mutilates victims.
Synonymrack
Broaderinstrument of tortureAn instrument of punishment designed and used to inflict torture on the condemned person
Spanishpotro, rueda de tortura, rueda
Catalanroda
English > wheel: 11 senses > noun 7, artifact
MeaningA wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals.
Synonymsbicycle, bike, cycle
Partsbicycle seat, saddleA seat for the rider of a bicycle
bicycle wheelThe wheel of a bicycle
chainA series of (usually metal) rings or links fitted into one another to make a flexible ligament
coaster brakeA brake on a bicycle that engages with reverse pressure on the pedals
handlebarThe shaped bar used to steer a bicycle
kickstandA swiveling metal rod attached to a bicycle or motorcycle or other two-wheeled vehicle
mudguard, splash guard, splash-guardA curved piece above the wheel of a bicycle or motorcycle to protect the rider from water or mud thrown up by the wheels
pedal, treadle, foot pedal, foot leverA lever that is operated with the foot
sprocket, sprocket wheelThin wheel with teeth that engage with a chain
Narrowerbicycle-built-for-two, tandem bicycle, tandemA bicycle with two sets of pedals and two seats
mountain bike, all-terrain bike, off-roaderA bicycle with a sturdy frame and fat tires
ordinary, ordinary bicycleAn early bicycle with a very large front wheel and small back wheel
push-bikeA bicycle that must be pedaled
safety bicycle, safety bikebicycle that has two wheels of equal size
velocipedeAny of several early bicycles with pedals on the front wheel
Broaderwheeled vehicleA vehicle that moves on wheels and usually has a container for transporting things or people
Spanishbicicleta, bicicletas, bici
Catalanbicicleta, bici
English > wheel: 11 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningchange directions as if revolving on a pivot.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Example"They wheeled their horses around and left"
Synonymwheel around
NarrowercartwheelDo cartwheels
Broaderrevolve, go around, rotateturn on or around an axis or a center
Spanishgirar
Nounswheelerthe man at the outermost end of the rank in wheeling
English > wheel: 11 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningwheel somebody or something.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymwheel around
BroadertransportMove something or somebody around
Spanishempujar, pasear
Nounswheela 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 > wheel: 11 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningMove along on or as if on wheels or a wheeled vehicle.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymroll
NarrowerbowlRoll (a ball)
trollCause to move round and round
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
Spanishdar vueltas, rodar
Catalandonar voltes, fer voltes, rodar
Nounswheela 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)
wheelingpropelling something on wheels
English > wheel: 11 senses > verb 4, motion
Meaningride a bicycle.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsbicycle, cycle, bike, pedal
Narrowerbackpedalpedal backwards on a bicycle
unicycleride a unicycle
BroaderrideBe carried or travel on or in a vehicle
Spanishandar en bicicleta, andar sobre ruedas, pedalear, rodar
Catalananar amb bicicleta, pedalar, pedalejar
Nounswheela 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)
wheelera person who rides a bicycle

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