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freewheel

verb [I] uk   us   /ˈfriː.wiːl/ (also coast) UK
to travel, especially down a hill, on a bicycle or in a vehicle without using the legs or engine to provide power
Translations of “freewheel”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指下坡)溜車,滑行…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指下坡)溜车…
(Definition of freewheel from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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