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big wheelnoun [C]

uk   us   UK (also mainly US Ferris wheel)
a ​large, ​verticalwheel in an amusementpark with ​seats that ​stayhorizontal as the ​wheelturns round
(Definition of big wheel from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “big wheel”
in Arabic العَجَلة الكِبيرة…
in Korean 놀이 공원에 있는 대형 관람차…
in Portuguese roda-gigante…
in Catalan roda de fira…
in Japanese 大観覧車…
in Chinese (Simplified) (游乐场的)摩天轮,大转轮…
in Chinese (Traditional) (遊樂場的)摩天輪…
in Italian ruota panoramica…
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