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English definition of “wheel”

wheel

noun [C]  /hwil, wil/ us  

wheel noun [C] (ROUND OBJECT)

a circular object, connected at the center to a bar, that is used for making vehicles or parts of machines move: the wheel of a bicycle The wheel refers to a steering wheel (= wheel in a vehicle that you turn to make the vehicle go left or right): I never feel safe with Richard behind the wheel (= driving). Would you mind taking the wheel (= driving) for a couple of hours?

wheel

verb  /hwil, wil/ us  

wheel verb (CHANGE DIRECTION)

[I always + adv/prep] to turn around quickly: She wheeled around and slapped his face.

wheel verb (ROUND OBJECT)

[T always + adv/prep] to push or pull an object with wheels under it: She was wheeling a stroller in the park.
(Definition of wheel from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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