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Ferris wheelnoun [C]

uk   /ˈfer.ɪs ˌwiːl/  us   /ˈfer.ɪs ˌwiːl/ mainly US (UK usually big wheel)
a large, vertical wheel in an amusement park with seats that stay horizontal as the wheel turns round
(Definition of Ferris wheel from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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Ferris wheelnoun [C]

 us   /ˈfer·ɪs ˌhwil, -ˌwil/
a structure in an amusement park consisting of a large wheel that turns slowly and has seats attached to its outer edge
(Definition of Ferris wheel from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “Ferris wheel”
in Arabic العَجَلة الكِبيرة…
in Korean 페리스 관람차…
in Portuguese roda-gigante…
in Catalan roda de fira…
in Japanese 観覧車…
in Chinese (Simplified) 摩天轮,大转轮…
in Turkish dönme dolap…
in Russian колесо обозрения…
in Chinese (Traditional) 摩天輪,大轉輪…
in Italian ruota panoramica…
in Polish diabelski młyn…
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