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wheel

noun
 
 
/wiːl/
A2 [C] a circular object fixed under a vehicle so that it moves smoothly over the ground: My bike needs a new front wheel.The exterior of vehiclesMachine parts
the wheel B2 a steering wheel (= circular object you turn to direct a vehicle): You should drive with both hands on the wheel. He fell asleep at the wheel (= while driving).The interior of vehicles
→  See also Ferris wheel , reinvent the wheel
Translations of “wheel”
in Arabic عَجَلة…
in Korean 바퀴…
in Malaysian roda, stereng…
in French roue, tour, volant…
in Turkish tekerlek, çark…
in Italian ruota…
in Chinese (Traditional) 輪子, 車輪, (船的)舵輪…
in Russian колесо…
in Polish koło…
in Vietnamese bánh xe, hệ thống bánh xe…
in Spanish rueda, volante…
in Portuguese roda…
in Thai ล้อ, สิ่งที่มีลักษณะเป็นวงกลม…
in German das Rad, die Scheibe, das Steuer…
in Catalan roda…
in Japanese 車輪…
in Indonesian roda, setir…
in Chinese (Simplified) 轮子, 车轮, (船的)舵轮…
(Definition of wheel noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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