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Meaning of wheel

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 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: a handwheel that is used for steering [syn: {steering wheel},
      3: forces that provide energy and direction; "the wheels of
         government began to turn"
      4: a circular helm to control the rudder of a vessel
      5: 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 [syn: {roulette
         wheel}, {wheel}]
      6: an instrument of torture that stretches or disjoints or
         mutilates victims [syn: {rack}, {wheel}]
      7: a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot
         pedals [syn: {bicycle}, {bike}, {wheel}, {cycle}]
      v 1: change directions as if revolving on a pivot; "They wheeled
           their horses around and left" [syn: {wheel}, {wheel
      2: wheel somebody or something [syn: {wheel}, {wheel around}]
      3: move along on or as if on wheels or a wheeled vehicle; "The
         President's convoy rolled past the crowds" [syn: {wheel},
      4: ride a bicycle [syn: {bicycle}, {cycle}, {bike}, {pedal},

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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