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a vertical rotating mechanism consisting of a large wheel with suspended seats that remain upright as the wheel rotates

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Brian Calley joined Skypoint Ventures, city and state officials and the Flint community for the grand opening of the Flint Ferris Wheel Innovation Center, the first entrepreneurial platform of its kind in the region.
MANILA -- A brief fire Friday morning hit the MOA Eye, the 160foottall Ferris wheel at the SM Mall of Asia grounds in Pasay City.
He said the project also includes a Ferris Wheel to be installed at Lake View Park.
Spread over 10,000 hectares, Al Qasba boasts a range of state-of-the-art facilities and tourist attractions, including restaurants, cafes, the 250 seat Al Qasba Theatre -- which hosts various Arabic and international films and plays -- Multaqa Al Qasba-Conference and Meeting Halls, Al Qasba Business Centre, Kids Fun Zone, Musical Fountain, Etisalat-Eye of the Emirates Ferris Wheel and Maraya Art Centre.
Travel Business Review-February 14, 2013--London Eye inspiration for world's largest Ferris Wheel in Dubai(C)2013] ENPublishing - http://www.
On clicking the heart placed between the arrows, the Ferris wheels stop rotating and the two characters pop up left side-by-side to fall in love at first sight.
The Ferris wheel operator had an act that I had never seen before or since.
Few would quarrel with this author's contention that "the Ferris wheel, perhaps more than any other amusement ride, symbolizes all that is magic about amusement parks and country fairs" (3).
There has always been a fascination with ferris wheels since the first ones appeared in the US.
I confessed to my son that I, too, used to get uneasy about climbing aboard Ferris wheels.
The Champs-Elysees will be lined with lighted Ferris wheels while a parade descends this world-famous avenue at midnight Call 212-838-7800 .
It is not fashionable to talk about Ferris Wheels and cocoa.
There will probably always be Ferris wheels, as they can be found at nearly every county fair and carnival in the U.
The film traces the history of thrill rides - from early-day ice sleds to Ferris wheels and roller coasters - along with the more recent advent of motion simulators - first used by the military to train pilots - and shows how the two technologies were merged to provide amusement park fun.
Some started the day with a spin on one of three Ferris wheels.