Definition of Wheel. Meaning of Wheel. Synonyms of Wheel

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Definition of Wheel

Wheel
Wheel Wheel, v. i. 1. To turn on an axis, or as on an axis; to revolve; to more about; to rotate; to gyrate. The moon carried about the earth always shows the same face to us, not once wheeling upon her own center. --Bentley. 2. To change direction, as if revolving upon an axis or pivot; to turn; as, the troops wheeled to the right. Being able to advance no further, they are in a fair way to wheel about to the other extreme. --South. 3. To go round in a circuit; to fetch a compass. Then wheeling down the steep of heaven he flies. --Pope. 4. To roll forward. Thunder mixed with hail, Hail mixed with fire, must rend the Egyptian sky, And wheel on the earth, devouring where it rolls. --Milton.

Meaning of Wheel from wikipedia

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- The Wheel of Time is a series of high fantasy novels written by American author James Oliver Rigney Jr., under his pen name of Robert Jordan. Originally...
- Catherine wheel may refer to: Catherine wheel or breaking wheel, an instrument of torturous execution originally ****ociated with Saint Catherine of Alexandria...
- The breaking wheel or execution wheel, also known as the Catherine wheel or simply the Wheel, was a torture method used for public execution primarily...
- A Ferris wheel (or a big wheel in the United Kingdom) is an amu****t ride consisting of a rotating upright wheel with multiple p****enger-carrying components...
- In automotive design, a FR, or front-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout is one where the engine is located at the front of the vehicle and driven wheels...
- water wheel is a machine for converting the energy of flowing or falling water into useful forms of power, often in a watermill. A water wheel consists...
- The wheel bug (Arilus cristatus) is a species of large ********in bug in the family Reduviidae (literally, "hangnail"). It is one of the largest terrestrial...
- The dharmachakra (Sanskrit: धर्मचक्र; Pali: dhammacakka) or wheel of dharma is a widespread symbol used in Indian religions such as Hinduism, Jainism...