Wheel synonyms

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A percussion instrument consisting of a hollow cylinder or hemisphere with a membrane stretched tightly over the end or ends, played by beating with the hands, sticks, etc.
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Something resembling such an object:
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(When used attributively) Something behaving in similar, jerky, manner as a cogwheel, e.g. cogwheel respiration as a side effect of hyperbaric medicine
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Something resembling such a disk or ring in appearance or movement or having a wheel as its principal part or characteristic, as:
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A transverse bar or shaft connecting the opposite wheels of a car or carriage; an axletree.
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A little flat ring or wheel on a horse's bit.
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To put or form a rim on or around
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(Archaic) a late-1860s bicycle driven by cranks on the front axle
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A small bottle or other container for serving vinegar, mustard, salt, etc. at the table
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A vehicle that has two wheels, one behind the other, a steering handle, and a saddle seat or seats and is usually propelled by the action of a rider’s feet upon pedals.
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A motorcycle.
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Machinery; often used figuratively
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To spin or turn around a center or axis; rotate
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To rotate or revolve briskly; swing in a circle; spin:
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An amusement-park ride consisting of a large, upright, revolving wheel with seats for the riders attached at equidistant points along its rim
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A thin, circular body that turns on an axis
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An analogous device, especially one used to regulate the speed of clockwork.
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A wheel-shaped control that is rotated by the driver to steer, existing in most modern land vehicles.
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A toothed wheel that enmeshes with a chain or other perforated band.
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A thin, circular body that turns on an axis
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A wheel with buckets used to raise water.
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A water wheel with buckets at its circumference, used in Spain and the Near East to raise and discharge water
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Alternative spelling of sakia.
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Tandem is a special bicycle built for two.
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An impelling force
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An electric generator, especially one that produces direct current.
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The means or system by which something is kept in action or a desired result is obtained; organization
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A machine that turns energy into mechanical force or motion, especially one that gets its energy from a source of heat, such as the burning of a fuel. The efficiency of an engine is the ratio between the kinetic energy produced by the machine and the energy needed to produce it.
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The state or quality of being instrumental.
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A character in a literary work.
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A very important person.
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(Slang) A person regarded as important or influential
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(Initialism) Alternative form of VIP ("very important person")
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One who is widely known and of great popular interest.
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Occurring around an axis
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Shaped like or resembling a wheel, as the ciliated ring of a rotifer.
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The definition of an arbor is an area that is shaded with trees or with framework that has climbing plants on it.
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A bar or beam of wood or iron, connecting the opposite wheels of a carriage, on the ends of which the wheels revolve.
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A heavy quality of broadcloth for overcoats.
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A programme on a washing machine, dishwasher, or other such device.
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The rim or a section of the rim of a wheel supported by spokes.
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The projecting edge of a rigid or semi-rigid component.
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Equipment, such as tools or clothing, used for a particular activity:
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The center part of a wheel, fan, or propeller.
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The movable swing frame of a loom, carrying the reed for separating the warp threads and beating up the weft; a lay, or batten.
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The definition of a linchpin is a pin that holds the wheel onto the end of an axle, or something that holds things together.
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A small fixed wheel, sometimes turning in a block, with a grooved rim in which a rope or chain runs, as to raise a weight attached at one end by pulling on the other end: it changes the direction of effort but provides no mechanical advantage
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A toothed wheel (in full ratchet wheel) or bar whose teeth slope in one direction so as to catch and hold a pawl, which thus prevents backward movement
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A gambling game played by rolling a small ball around a shallow bowl with an inner disk (roulette wheel) revolving in the opposite direction: the ball finally comes to rest in one of the red or black, numbered compartments into which this disk is divided, thus determining the winning bets
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A wheel having a groove in the rim for a rope to work in, and set in a block, mast, or the like; the wheel of a pulley.
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A runner in the landing gear of certain aircraft.
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A pointed stake lowered at an angle into the ground from a vehicle to prevent movement.
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(Poker) A voluntary raise made prior to receiving cards by the first player after the blinds.
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(Nautical, archaic) A continuous line of plates or planks running from bow to stern that contributes to a vessel's skin. (FM 55-501).
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The definition of a tire is a rubber wheel used on cars, bikes or other moving vehicles to improve traction.
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Traction is defined as how well something grips onto something, moves ahead without slipping or pulling power.
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The science of rotary motion, or work done with wheels.
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(Short for) truckle bed
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(--- Bot.) A circular growth of leaves, petals, etc. about the same point on a stem
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Alternative form of kam.
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To move around, as in a circle
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To manipulate (dice) in a fraudulent manner
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To take the helm of; steer or direct.
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Loop is defined as to form in a way that two sides fold on each other with an opening in the middle.
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To pivot is to turn or spin around a center point.
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To walk shakily or unsteadily; to stagger; move as if drunk or not in control of oneself.
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A single complete cycle of such motion.
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To turn around or revolve on an axis.
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(Intransitive) to spin, turn, or revolve.
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A single complete cycle of such motion.
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To turn past a boundary.
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To move swiftly.
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(Intransitive) To twist or whirl, as an eddy.
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To turn rapidly, changing direction; wheel:
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A band is defined as a group of people working together, particularly in the field of music or a band is something that ties together or restricts movement.
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(Elec.) A complete or partial path over which current may flow
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A circular band, usually of precious metal and often set with gems, worn on the finger as an ornament or a symbol of betrothal, marriage, etc.
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A celestial body, such as the sun or moon.
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The flow of fluid, especially blood, through the tissues of an organism to allow for the transport and exchange of blood gases, nutrients, and waste products. In vertebrates, the circulation of blood to the tissues and back to the heart is caused by the pumping action of the heart. Oxygen-rich blood is carried away from the heart by the arteries, and oxygen-poor blood is returned to the heart by the veins. The circulation of lymph occurs in a separate system of vessels (the lymphatic system). Lymph is pumped back to the heart by the contraction of skeletal muscles.
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The act of rolling or turning around a center or axis
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Something gyrate, as a whorl
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A momentary shock or scare:
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To roll round; to cause to revolve; to put into a circular motion.
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To move in a spiral or spirallike course.
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To put into an orbit, as a satellite is put into orbit around the Earth.
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To drive a blow, ball, missile, etc.
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To control (an aircraft or watercraft).
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(UK, slang, dated) To drive (a coach, etc.)
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To move or wave (a weapon, tool, bat, etc.) with a sweeping motion; flourish; brandish
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A system of geometry:
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(Weightlifting): The act of performing a single, controlled exercise motion; also called a rep. A group of repetitions is a set.
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To stir the emotions:
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A frame for holding bombs in an aircraft.
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(Gambling) a slotted wheel, that rotates horizontally; on which players bet on which slot the ball will stop in.
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In dancing, when a couple, holding hands, turns around 180 degrees, with the left hand dancer moving backward and the right hand dancer moving forward.
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One of a pair of small bands that hold material taut for embroidery work
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