Translation of "wheel" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

wheel

noun uk /wiːl/ us /wiːl/

A2 [ C ] a circular object connected at the centre to a bar, used for making vehicles or parts of machines move

轮子;车轮
I got my bag caught in the wheel of my bicycle. 我的书包被绞进了自行车车轮里。
He lost control of his car when a front/rear wheel hit a rock as he approached the first bend. 在快到第一个转弯处时他的汽车前/后轮碰到了一块石头,失去了控制。
→ See also Ferris wheel , flywheel , waterwheel
on wheels

Something that is on wheels has wheels under it so that it can be pulled or pushed along

装有轮子的
My suitcase is on wheels so that makes life a little easier. 我的旅行箱装有轮子,所以用起来省力一些。
I bought my niece one of those toy dogs on wheels. 我给我侄子买了个那种带轮子的玩具狗。
the wheel

B2 a steering wheel (= a wheel inside a vehicle that the driver turns to make the vehicle go in a particular direction)

(车辆的)方向盘
Keep your hands on the wheel! 手不要离开方向盘!
I never feel safe with Richard at/behind the wheel (= driving). 理查德德开车我就从没有放过心。
Do you think you could take the wheel (= drive) for a couple of hours? 你能不能来开几个小时车?

[ C ] a wooden or metal wheel that is turned to make a ship go in a particular direction

(船的)舵轮
wheels [ plural ] old-fashioned informal

a car

汽车
I've got to get some wheels - the buses are way too slow! 我得买辆车了——这公交系统真是糟糕!
verb uk /wiːl/ us /wiːl/
PUSH

[ T usually + adv/prep ] to push an object that has wheels so that it moves in a particular direction

推,推动(有轮子的东西)
I saw her last night wheeling a buggy along Green Lane. 昨天晚上我看见她推着婴儿车沿着格林小道走过。
Halfway through the talk someone wheeled in a trolley laden with drinks. 会谈进行到一半时,有人推进来一辆装满饮料的手推车。
Doctors put her on a respirator and wheeled her downstairs to intensive care. 医生们给她戴上呼吸器,把她推到了楼下的特别护理病房。
FLY IN CIRCLES 盘旋

[ I ] to fly repeatedly in a circular pattern

盘旋
She watched a flock of seagulls wheeling high above her. 她注视着一群在她头顶盘旋的海鸥。
TURN AROUND

[ I ] US to turn round quickly:

She suddenly wheeled and looked directly at me.
Mike wheeled on Tom and started shouting.

Phrasal verb(s)

(Translation of “wheel” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)