Translation of "wheel" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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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

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。
on wheels

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

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)

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

wheels [ plural ] old-fashioned informal

a car

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!

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uk /wiːl/ us /wiːl/

wheel verb (PUSH)

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

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。

wheel verb (FLY IN CIRCLES)

[ I ] to fly repeatedly in a circular pattern

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。

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