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  Words related to wheel

Related / Similar Words: bicycle, bike, cycle, rack, roulette wheel, steering wheel, roll, pedal, wheel around

 

Definition:
  • a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals;
  • an instrument of torture that stretches or disjoints or mutilates victims;
  • game equipment consisting of a rotating wheel with slots that is used for gambling; players bet on which slot the roulette ball will stop in;
  • a handwheel that is used for steering;
  • 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);
  • a circular helm to control the rudder of a vessel;
  • move along on or as if on wheels or a wheeled vehicle; "The President''s convoy rolled past the crowds";
  • ride a bicycle;
  • change directions as if revolving on a pivot; "They wheeled their horses around and left";
  • wheel somebody or something;

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    Hyponyms: bicycle-built-for-two, tandem bicycle, tandem, mountain bike, all-terrain bike, off-roader, ordinary, ordinary bicycle, push-bike, safety bicycle, safety bike, velocipede, balance wheel, balance, bicycle wheel, buffing wheel, cartwheel, car wheel, daisy print wheel, daisy wheel, driving wheel, gear, gear wheel, cogwheel, grinding wheel, emery wheel, handwheel, nosewheel, paddlewheel, paddle wheel, potter's wheel, ratchet wheel, roller, roulette, toothed wheel, rowel, sprocket, sprocket wheel, trundle, wagon wheel, waterwheel, water wheel, bowl, troll, backpedal

     

    Part Meronyms: steering system, steering mechanism, wheeled vehicle

     

    Derivational Morphology: bicycle, cycle, bike, pedal, rack, torment, torture, excruciate, wheel around, roll, axial rotation, axial motion, wheeling, rolling, cyclist, bicyclist, bicycler, wheeler, treadle, foot pedal, foot lever, pedaler, pedaller, motorcycle, cycling

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 轮子   Danish: hjul  
    Dutch: wiel   Finnish: pyörä  
    French: roue   Georgian: ბორბალი  
    German: Rad   Greek: τροχός  
    Hebrew: גלגל   Hungarian: kerék  
    Ido: roto   Italian: ruota  
    Japanese: 車輪   Korean: 바퀴  
    Latin: rota   Latvian: ritenis  
    Lithuanian: ratas   Polish: koło  
    Portuguese: roda   Russian: колесо  
    Slovak: koleso   Slovenian: kolo  
    Spanish: rueda   Swahili: gurudumu  
    Swedish: hjul   Telugu: చక్రం  
    Ukrainian: колесо  
     
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