Ferris wheel Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary
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Meaning of “Ferris wheel” - Learner’s Dictionary

Ferris wheel

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈferɪsˌwiːl/
an entertainment consisting of a large wheel that turns slowly with seats for people to sit inCarnival, fairground and circus
Translations of “Ferris wheel”
in Korean 페리스 관람차…
in Arabic العَجَلة الكِبيرة…
in Portuguese roda-gigante…
in Catalan roda de fira…
in Japanese 観覧車…
in Italian ruota panoramica…
in Chinese (Traditional) 摩天輪,大轉輪…
in Russian колесо обозрения…
in Turkish dönme dolap…
in Chinese (Simplified) 摩天轮,大转轮…
in Polish diabelski młyn…
(Definition of Ferris wheel from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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