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wheel 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/(h)wēl/,
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wheels, plural;
  1. Push or pull (a vehicle with wheels)
    • - the sled was wheeled out to the flight deck
  2. Carry (someone or something) in or on a vehicle with wheels
    • - a young woman is wheeled into the operating room
  3. Produce something that is unimpressive because it has been frequently seen or heard before
    • - the old journalistic arguments have to be wheeled out
  4. (of a bird or aircraft) Fly in a wide circle or curve
    • - the birds wheeled and dived
  5. Turn around quickly so as to face another way
    • - Robert wheeled around to see the face of Mr. Mafouz
  6. Turn or seem to turn on an axis or pivot
    • - the stars wheeled through the sky
Noun
  1. A circular object that revolves on an axle and is fixed below a vehicle or other object to enable it to move easily over the ground

  2. A circular object that revolves on an axle and forms part of a machine

  3. Used in reference to the cycle of a specified condition or set of events
    • - the final release from the wheel of life
  4. A large wheel used as an instrument of punishment or torture, esp. by binding someone to it and breaking their limbs
    • - a man sentenced to be broken on the wheel
  5. A machine or structure having a wheel as its essential part

  6. A steering wheel (used in reference to driving or steering a vehicle or vessel)
    • - his crew knows when he wants to take the wheel
  7. A vessel's propeller or paddle-wheel

  8. A device with a revolving disk or drum used in various games of chance

  9. A system, or a part of a system, regarded as a relentlessly moving machine
    • - the wheels of justice
  10. A car
    • - she's got wheels now
  11. A bicycle

  12. A thing resembling a wheel in form or function, in particular a cheese made in the form of a disk

  13. An instance of wheeling; a turn or rotation


  1. 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)
  2. change directions as if revolving on a pivot; "They wheeled their horses around and left"
  3. steering wheel: a handwheel that is used for steering
  4. wheel somebody or something
  5. forces that provide energy and direction; "the wheels of government began to turn"
  6. move along on or as if on wheels or a wheeled vehicle; "The President's convoy rolled past the crowds"
  7. A wheel is a circular device that is capable of rotating on an axle through its centre, facilitating movement or transportation while supporting a load (mass), or performing labour in machines. Common examples are found in transport applications. ...
  8. Wheel is a brand of laundry detergent manufactured by Hindustan Unilever.
  9. A wheel calculator is made of concentric paper or plastic discs, used to make calculations involving time periods. They have applications in pregnancy and insurance.
  10. Some forms of poker, often called lowball, sometimes called low poker, reward poor poker hands (in the traditional sense). There are four common variations on this idea, differing in whether aces are treated as high cards or low cards, and whether or not straights and flushes are used. ...
  11. A Wheel route is a pattern run by a receiver or running back in American Football. When run by a receiver, the player will immediately run a quick out pattern, then proceed to turn upfield in a curved pattern. ...
  12. In computing, the term wheel refers to a user account with a wheel bit, a system setting that provides additional special system privileges that empower a user to execute restricted commands that ordinary user accounts cannot access. ...
  13. (wheels) An automobile or other vehicle; Well-developed thigh muscles
  14. (wheels) A ballplayer's legs.
  15. (wheels) usually made of polyurethane and sized between 39 and 66 millimeters in diameter; their hardness is measured by durometer, a number ranging from 0 to 100—soft wheels have a durometer of about 85, hard wheels have a durometer of 97 or higher
  16. (Wheels) Describes the part of the roller coaster car or train that rolls on the rails or track. Wheels are typically steel with a nylon or rubber coating on the outside to reduce the noise steel to steel contact would make and the heat generated by friction. ...
  17. (WHEELS) That part of the skate that keeps the trucks from scraping the floor.
  18. (WHEELS) The skates of a player.
  19. (Wheels) 9.5×20-in aluminum alloy Tires BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain T/A KM2 325/60R20 121Q
  20. (Wheels) A vehicle, usually a car. Tire is usually used when referring to the actual wheels "Where are your wheels parked?"
  21. (Wheels) A wheel consists of a hub, rim, and spokes.
  22. (Wheels) High-grade power washers come with tubed, pneumatic tires instead of hard rubber or plastic tires. Tubed pneumatic tires are used for longer wear and easier maneuvering of the powerwasher on most surfaces. ...
  23. (Wheels) Several type of wheels exist on a coaster, including guide wheels, upstop wheels, friction wheels, etc.. each defined seperately.
  24. (Wheels) The concept had 19 inch front and 20 inch rears wheels.
  25. (Wheels) The musculature of the legs: the quads, primarily, but also the hamstrings and calves on occasion.