Translation of "wheel" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

wheel

noun uk us /wiːl/

[ C ] a circular object connected at the centre to a bar, which is 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 stone 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

a steering wheel (= a wheel inside a vehicle, which 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 which 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 - this public transport system's a joke! 我得买辆车了——这公交系统真是糟糕!

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