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KK Pronunciation

〔 hwil,wil 〕


〔 wiːl,hwiːl 〕

Overview of noun wheel

The noun wheel has 7 senses

  • wheel -- (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))

  • steering wheel, wheel -- (a handwheel that is used for steering)

  • wheel -- (forces that provide energy and direction; "the wheels of government began to turn")

  • wheel -- (a circular helm to control the rudder of a vessel)

  • roulette wheel, wheel -- (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)

  • rack, wheel -- (an instrument of torture that stretches or disjoints or mutilates victims)

  • bicycle, bike, wheel, cycle -- (a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals)

Overview of verb wheel

The verb wheel has 4 senses

  • wheel, wheel around -- (change directions as if revolving on a pivot; "They wheeled their horses around and left")

  • wheel, wheel around -- (wheel somebody or something)

  • wheel, roll -- (move along on or as if on wheels or a wheeled vehicle; "The President's convoy rolled past the crowds")

  • bicycle, cycle, bike, pedal, wheel -- (ride a bicycle)