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Dictionary definition for: Wheel

1. (n) 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. (v) change directions as if revolving on a pivot; "They wheeled their horses around and left"

3. (n) a handwheel that is used for steering

4. (v) wheel somebody or something

5. (n) a circular helm to control the rudder of a vessel

6. (v) move along on or as if on wheels or a wheeled vehicle; "The President''s convoy rolled past the crowds"

7. (n) game equipment consisting of a rotating wheel with slots that is used for gambling; players bet on which slot the roulette ball will stop in

8. (v) ride a bicycle

9. (n) an instrument of torture that stretches or disjoints or mutilates victims

10. (n) a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals

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