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  • n  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)
  • n  a handwheel that is used for steering
  • n  forces that provide energy and direction
    the wheels of government began to turn
  • n  a circular helm to control the rudder of a vessel
  • n  game 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
  • n  an instrument of torture that stretches or disjoints or mutilates victims
  • n  a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
  • v  change directions as if revolving on a pivot
    They wheeled their horses around and left
  • v  wheel somebody or something
  • v  move along on or as if on wheels or a wheeled vehicle
  • v  ride a bicycle

  • A wheel without an inflated tire may seem old-fashionedthink wooden buggy wheelsbut the Tweel from Michelin is anything but retro.
  • Welding in some bits to a 1910 Overland and adding two more axles and four more guncart-style wheels, Reeves created the OctoAuto, proudly displaying it at the inaugural .
  • Deprived of wings, the Dymaxion was a three-wheel, ground-bound zeppelin, with a huge levered A-arm carrying the rear wheel, which swiveled like the tail wheel of an airplane.
News & Articles

  • Navy Seal receives special wheel chair
    LOCKWOOD, MT A Navy Seal received a special wheel chair to help him enjoy fishing and hunting, on Saturday.Bo Reichenbach, who grew up in Lockwood, lost both his legs when he stepped on an Improvised Explosive Device in Afghanistan last on July 17 of last year.He has been in rehab at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Maryland and returned to Billings this week.The Semper Fi ...
    June 15, 2013 - KTVQ Billings
  • Dead wheel-well stowaway went undiscovered for 7 flights
    A man who died while flying in the wheel well of a Russian charter plane is shining a spotlight on the issue of airplane stowaways and, by extension, routine maintenance and pre-flight inspections. As originally reported in The Aviation Herald, it appears the deceased flew in the wheel well on at least seven flights before being discovered.The incident unfolded on June 6, after the i-Fly flight ...
    June 13, 2013 - NBC NEWS
  • Concord: Wheel locks to be handed out free of charge to prevent vehicle thefts
    CONCORD -- Beginning next week, Concord police will be handing out wheel locks to try and curb vehicle thefts common among specific makes and models in the city, the department announced Tuesday.
    June 13, 2013 - San Jose Mercury News

  • Stephon Marbury in FOXNews
    I didn't create this,Marbury added. "I'm sitting inside the car. I'm not behind the wheel in the driver's seat. I have no control of the wheel of the car, if we're turning or going straight. I'm sitting in the back seat. He's not going to...
  • Barack Obama in International Herald Tribune
    The straight talk express lost a wheel,said Obama.
  • Joe Kocur in CNN International
    Kocur called his fellow Bruise Brother "one of the toughest players, best power forwards and all-around great guys who ever wore the Winged Wheel," the Red Wings web site said. "It was great to be able to go out on the ice knowing that he had...

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