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Synonyms for pinwheel

perennial subshrub of Tenerife having leaves in rosettes resembling pinwheels

a wheel that has numerous pins that are set at right angles to its rim

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a toy consisting of vanes of colored paper or plastic that is pinned to a stick and spins when it is pointed into the wind

a circular firework that spins round and round emitting colored fire

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Although they can't spin the pinwheel, online shoppers can still find and buy art, decor and gift items from the BluArch Collection website.
The final pinwheels are displayed in bobquets throughout the school--much to the delight of everyone who sees them.
Before Somos Vale was launched, all employees received for their work areas a kit that could be assembled into a colorful pinwheel, with a characteristic attached to each of the blades: agility, integration, participation, dynamism, modernity and transparency.
Part of the exclusive LW Private Reserve[R] line of top quality potato products, Pinwheel Wedges have a unique scoop shape and curved ridges for "drip-free" dipping.
a half-million pinwheels spinning in the wind--pinwheels in the United States, Great Britain, South America, Australia, the Middle East, Canada, Africa, Europe, and Asia--pinwheels of all shapes and sizes--colorful pinwheels, decorated with drawings, paintings, collages, photographs--pinwheels with words of peace and harmony written on them--fields of pinwheels, along road sides, in school yards, in parks.
Place another bead on top of the dowel (C) and test to see if the pinwheel spins freely.
Next, with adult supervision, have them push their pins through the red dot in the center of the pinwheel and into the side of their pencil eraser.
Between this screen and a more solid wall of board-marked concrete, stairs lead to the Niland and a pinwheel gallery sequence about the renovated upper floors.
GPS 600 Series Antenna is a dual frequency antenna that achieves less than 1 millimeters offset between L1 and L2 phase centers without a choke ring by replacing conventional patch antenna designs with NovAtel's patent pending Pinwheel Technology -- an aperture coupled slot array configuration.
They comprise a pinwheel of smoked salmon and cream cheese containing alcohol.
While there are many ''pinwheel galaxies,'' it is the first example of a pinwheel created by a star.
In this four-station mold-transfer system, each mold carousel is held by one of four pairs of electronically operated arms that are arranged in a pinwheel and rotate around a common center.
The pressurized steam turns a wheel the same way blowing on a pinwheel sends it spinning.
Pinnacle Systems, the Pinnacle Pinwheel logo, Pinnacle PCTV, Dazzle, Pinnacle ShowCenter, Pinnacle MediaSuite, Pinnacle Mobile Media, Pinnacle Studio and Pinnacle Studio MovieBox are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Pinnacle Systems, Inc.
NORTHBORO -- Members of the Northboro Junior Woman's Club created a pinwheel garden with over 750 pinwheels in front of Northboro Town Hall to recognize April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month.