Definition of 'wheel'
Example sentences containing 'wheel'
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Then put the wheel back in the bike frame. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This distributes torque to all four wheels, ensuring maximum grip and impressive cornering abilities. The Sun (2016)It's a bit like putting rolling pins underneath your bike wheels. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I think a lot of women will like the secure feeling they get at the wheel of this car. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Classic cars regularly race ahead when it comes to luxury investments, but they could soon be overtaken by vehicles on two wheels. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The skull rests on a butterfly, and fortune 's wheel. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Your money is in the centre of the table, but you haven't yet spun the roulette wheel. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The PR wheels clearly move slowly in Kuwait. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The wheels move slowly on such big schemes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The van must have gone over him with the back wheels. The Sun (2011)The only man to win world championships on two and four wheels. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The worst drink drivers will face tough checks before they can get behind the wheel again. The Sun (2011)And here imagination turns out to be the driving wheel of that system as well. THE SCOTTISH ENLIGHTENMENT: The Scots' Invention of the Modern World (2002)The wheels turn slowly in the brewing industry when it comes to mergers and acquisitions. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He was in a car with his mother at the wheel when another vehicle drove into them. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This is because applying the brake can lock the wheels and cause a skid. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Smoking oiled the wheels of team life. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He still wheels and deals around the globe. Going For It!: How to Succeed As an Entrepreneur (1986)What the hell is this big wheel doing in the sky? Times, Sunday Times (2016)One woman was wheeling along an invalid husband. Times, Sunday Times (2009)And all you have to do is change a wheel once a fortnight. The Sun (2011)You hang on the wheel of fortune. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They could just spin the roulette wheel and put the money on red. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Where business people are seriously restricted from working is when sitting behind the wheels of their cars. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The wheel turned full circle and they went back to us old guys. The Sun (2010)This second door could be opened by a man within the box by means of another wheel. Anti-Ice (1993)This means your arm stays still while your hand is supported by the large sculpted casing that houses the scroll wheel and buttons. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The front wheel touches the ground and we're home. Times, Sunday Times (2007)A huge billboard of her is being wheeled into place. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is a 5in disc on wheels and acts as a chassis upon which extra features can be added. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Spotting chamber pots, old mattresses and bicycle wheels was part of the fun of going to borrow books. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'wheel'
British English: wheel /wiːl/ NOUN
A wheel is a circular object which turns round on a rod attached to its centre. Wheels are fixed underneath vehicles so that they can move along.
The car wheels spun and slipped on some oil.
- American English: wheel
- Arabic: عَجَلَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: roda
- Chinese: 轮子
- Croatian: kotač
- Czech: kolo vozu
- Danish: hjul
- Dutch: wiel
- European Spanish: rueda
- Finnish: pyörä
- French: roue
- German: Rad
- Greek: τροχός
- Italian: ruota
- Japanese: 車輪
- Korean: 바퀴
- Norwegian: hjul
- Polish: koło
- European Portuguese: roda
- Romanian: roată
- Russian: колесо
- Spanish: rueda
- Swedish: hjul
- Thai: พวงมาลัย
- Turkish: tekerlek
- Ukrainian: колесо
- Vietnamese: bánh xe
British English: wheel VERB
If you wheel an object that has wheels somewhere, you push it along.
He wheeled his bike into the alley at the side of the house.
Definition of wheel from the Collins English Dictionary
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