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Another word for wheel

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Noun
  1. A closed plane curve everywhere equidistant from a fixed point or something shaped like this

      1. A sphere or spherical object.
      2. A celestial body, such as the sun or moon.
      3. The earth.
      1. A circular object, form, line, or arrangement.
      2. A small circular band, generally made of precious metal and often set with jewels, worn on the finger.
      3. A circular band used for carrying, holding, or containing something:
      1. A circular or spiral motion or form, especially a circular ocean current.
      2. To whirl.
      1. A thin, flat, circular object or plate.
      2. Something resembling such an object:
      3. The disk used in a disc brake.
      1. A closed, usually circular line that goes around an object or area.
      2. The region enclosed by such a line.
      3. A path or route the complete traversal of which without local change of direction requires returning to the starting point.
      1. A plane curve everywhere equidistant from a given fixed point, the center.
      2. A planar region bounded by a circle.
      3. Something, such as a ring, shaped like such a plane curve.
      1. A thin strip of flexible material used to encircle and bind one object or to hold a number of objects together:
      2. A strip or stripe that contrasts with something else in color, texture, or material.
      3. A narrow strip of fabric used to trim, finish, or reinforce articles of clothing.
    See also:

    geometry

  2. Circular movement around a point or about an axis

      1. To rotate rapidly about a center or an axis; spin.
      2. To move while rotating or turning about:
      3. To turn rapidly, changing direction; wheel:
      1. To cause to move around an axis or center; cause to rotate or revolve:
      2. To cause to move around in order to achieve a result, such as opening, closing, tightening, or loosening:
      3. To alter or control the functioning of (a mechanical device, for example) by the use of a rotating or similar movement:
      1. The act or process of turning around a center or an axis:
      2. A single complete cycle of such motion.
      3. A transformation of a coordinate system in which the new axes have a specified angular displacement from their original position while the origin remains fixed.
      1. Orbital motion about a point, especially as distinguished from axial rotation:
      2. A turning or rotational motion about an axis.
      3. A single complete cycle of such orbital or axial motion.
      1. The act of gyrating.
      2. Circular or spiral motion.
      3. An oscillation or varying between states:
      1. the act of rolling or turning around a center or axis
      2. a fold, twist, or spiral
      3. a circuitous course or form
      1. Movement in a circle or circuit, especially the movement of blood through bodily vessels as a result of the heart's pumping action.
      2. Movement or passage through a system of vessels, as of water through pipes; flow.
      3. Free movement or passage.
      1. A closed, usually circular line that goes around an object or area.
      2. The region enclosed by such a line.
      3. A path or route the complete traversal of which without local change of direction requires returning to the starting point.
Verb
  1. To move or cause to move in circles or around an axis

      1. To cause to move around an axis or center; cause to rotate or revolve:
      2. To cause to move around in order to achieve a result, such as opening, closing, tightening, or loosening:
      3. To alter or control the functioning of (a mechanical device, for example) by the use of a rotating or similar movement:
      1. To turn around on an axis or center.
      2. To proceed in sequence; take turns or alternate:
      3. To cause to turn on an axis or center.
      1. To orbit a central point:
      2. To turn on an axis; rotate.
      3. To be arranged as revolving credit:
      1. The path of a celestial body or an artificial satellite as it revolves around another body due to their mutual gravitational attraction.
      2. One complete revolution of such a body.
      3. The path of a body in a field of force surrounding another body; for example, the movement of an atomic electron in relation to a nucleus.
      1. To revolve around a fixed point or axis.
      2. To move in a spiral or spirallike course.
      3. To oscillate or vary, especially in a repetitious pattern:
      1. A plane curve everywhere equidistant from a given fixed point, the center.
      2. A planar region bounded by a circle.
      3. Something, such as a ring, shaped like such a plane curve.
  2. To run and control (a motor vehicle)

      1. A device, such as a saw, shovel, or drill, used to perform or facilitate manual or mechanical work.
      2. A machine, such as a lathe, used to cut and shape machine parts or other objects.
      3. The cutting part of such a machine.
      1. One who operates or is licensed to operate an aircraft in flight.
      2. One who, though not belonging to a ship's company, is licensed to conduct a ship into and out of port or through dangerous waters.
      3. The helmsman of a ship.
      1. Something, such as a machine or an engine, that produces or imparts motion.
      2. A device that converts any form of energy into mechanical energy, especially an internal-combustion engine or an arrangement of coils and magnets that converts electric current into mechanical power.
      3. A motor vehicle, especially an automobile:
      1. To push, propel, or press onward forcibly; urge forward:
      2. To repulse or put to flight by force or influence:
      3. To guide, control, or direct (a vehicle).
    See also:

    move

  3. To turn or cause to turn in place, as on a hinge or fixed point, tracing an arclike path

      1. To move back and forth suspended or as if suspended from above.
      2. To hit at something with a sweeping motion of the arm:
      3. To move laterally or in a curve:
      1. A short rod or shaft on which a related part rotates or swings.
      2. A person or thing on which something depends; the central or crucial factor:
      3. The act of turning on a pivot.
    See also:

    move

Another word for wheel

Noun
  1. A thin, circular body that turns on an axis

      1. Alternative spelling of sakia.
      1. A water wheel with buckets attached to its rim, used to raise water from a stream, especially for transfer to an irrigation channel.
      1. A wheel propelled by falling or running water and used to power machinery.
      2. A wheel with buckets attached to its rim for raising water.
      1. A solid disk or a rigid circular ring connected by spokes to a hub, designed to turn around an axle passed through the center.
      2. The steering device on a vehicle.
      3. A potter's wheel.
      1. Any of various toothlike projections arranged on a wheel rim to engage the links of a chain.
      2. A cylinder with a toothed rim that engages in the perforations of photographic or movie film to pull it through a camera or projector.
      1. A wheel that controls steering, as on a boat or in an automotive vehicle.
      1. A toothed wheel.
      2. One of a set of cogged wheels within a mechanism.
      1. A heavy-rimmed rotating wheel used to minimize variations in angular velocity and revolutions per minute, as in a machine subject to fluctuation in drive and load.
      2. An analogous device, especially one used to regulate the speed of clockwork.
      1. An amusement ride consisting of a large upright rotating wheel having suspended seats that remain in a horizontal position as the wheel revolves.
      1. A percussion instrument consisting of a hollow cylinder or hemisphere with a membrane stretched tightly over one or both ends, played by beating with the hands or sticks.
      2. A sound produced by this instrument.
      3. Something resembling a drum in shape or structure, especially a barrellike metal container or a metal cylinder wound with cable, wire, or heavy rope.
      1. One that casts:
      2. A small wheel on a swivel, attached under a piece of furniture or other heavy object to make it easier to move.
      3. A small bottle, pot, or shaker for holding a condiment.
      1. A gambling game in which the players bet on which slot of a rotating disk a small ball will come to rest in.
      2. A small toothed disk of tempered steel attached to a handle and used to make rows of dots, slits, or perforations, as in engraving or on a sheet of postage stamps.
      3. Any of the short consecutive incisions made between individual stamps in a sheet for easy separation.
      1. One that rolls or performs a rolling operation or activity.
      2. A small spokeless wheel, such as that of a roller skate or caster.
      3. An elongated cylinder on which something, such as a window shade or towel, is wound.
      1. A circular band of metal or wood put around a cask or barrel to bind the staves together.
      2. A large wooden, plastic, or metal ring, especially one used as a plaything or for trained animals to jump through.
      3. One of the lightweight circular supports for a hoop skirt.
      1. A circular object, form, line, or arrangement.
      2. A small circular band, generally made of precious metal and often set with jewels, worn on the finger.
      3. A circular band used for carrying, holding, or containing something:
      1. A mechanism consisting of a pawl that engages the sloping teeth of a wheel or bar, permitting motion in one direction only.
      2. The pawl, wheel, or bar of this mechanism.
      3. To cause to increase or decrease by increments:
      1. A thin, flat, circular object or plate.
      2. Something resembling such an object:
      3. The disk used in a disc brake.
  2. A two-wheeled vehicle

      1. A bicycle.
      2. A motorcycle.
      3. A motorbike.
      1. A two-wheeled carriage drawn by horses harnessed one before the other.
      2. A team of carriage horses harnessed in single file.
      3. A tandem bicycle.
      1. A tricycle.
      2. Any of several early bicycles having pedals attached to the front wheel.
      3. An early bicycle propelled by pushing the feet along the ground while straddling the vehicle.
      1. A vehicle consisting of a light frame mounted on two wire-spoked wheels one behind the other and having a seat, handlebars for steering, brakes, and two pedals or a small motor by which it is driven.
      2. An exercise bicycle.
      3. To ride or travel on a bicycle.
  3. *An important person

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    celebrity