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English definition of “wheel”


noun [C] (ROUND OBJECT)   /hwil, wil/
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 ?
(Definition of wheel noun (ROUND OBJECT) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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