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

- A wheel is a circular component that is intended to rotate on an axle bearing. The wheel is one of the key components of the wheel and axle which is one...
- A Ferris wheel (or big wheel in the United Kingdom, also called a giant wheel or observation wheel) is an amu****t ride consisting of a rotating upright...
- 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...
- Roulette is a casino game named after the French word meaning little wheel which was likely developed from the Italian game Biribi. In the game, a player...
- A spinning wheel is a device for spinning thread or yarn from fibres. It was fundamental to the cotton textile industry prior to the Industrial Revolution...
- A color wheel or color circle is an abstract illustrative organization of color hues around a circle, which shows the relationships between primary colors...
- The Wheel of Death, in the context of acrobatic circus arts, is a large rotating apparatus on which performers carry out synchronized acrobatic skills...
- The breaking wheel or execution wheel, also known as the Wheel of Catherine or simply the Wheel, was a torture method used for public execution primarily...
- In Unix operating systems, the term wheel refers to a user account with a wheel bit, a system setting that provides additional special system privileges...
- The Wheel of Time is a series of high fantasy novels by American author Robert Jordan, with Brandon Sanderson as a co-author for the final three novels...