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Synonyms for wheel

Synonyms for wheel

a closed plane curve everywhere equidistant from a fixed point or something shaped like this

circular movement around a point or about an axis

to move or cause to move in circles or around an axis

to run and control (a motor vehicle)

to turn or cause to turn in place, as on a hinge or fixed point, tracing an arclike path

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Synonyms for wheel

a handwheel that is used for steering

forces that provide energy and direction

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a circular helm to control the rudder of a vessel

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game equipment consisting of a wheel with slots that is used for gambling

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an instrument of torture that stretches or disjoints or mutilates victims

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change directions as if revolving on a pivot

wheel somebody or something

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move along on or as if on wheels or a wheeled vehicle

ride a bicycle

References in classic literature ?
By the courtesy of the chief boatman, I was, as your correspondent, permitted to climb on deck, and was one of a small group who saw the dead seaman whilst actually lashed to the wheel.
One of the men desisted and turned towards him, and my brother, realising from his an- tagonist's face that a fight was unavoidable, and being an expert boxer, went into him forthwith and sent him down against the wheel of the chaise.
If the wheel stops at that figure, everything lying on the table becomes the absolute property of the bank.
Our Lord Himself cannot make the Wheel swing backward.
The victim finally arrived, bound to the tail of a cart, and when he had been hoisted upon the platform, where he could be seen from all points of the Place, bound with cords and straps upon the wheel of the pillory, a prodigious hoot, mingled with laughter and acclamations, burst forth upon the Place.
he said, and everybody listened except the poor Catherine Wheel, who was still shaking her head, and murmuring, "Romance is dead.
The front wheel had retained its tyre, was intact, was still rotating slowly among the blackened and twisted ruins of the rest of the machine.
The concentrated activity which had begun at the Emperor's headquarters in the morning and had started the whole movement that followed was like the first movement of the main wheel of a large tower clock.
They were going out for a ride into the hills Sunday morning on their wheels, which did not interest Martin until he learned that Ruth, too, rode a wheel and was going along.
Nothing appeared quite familiar; the most commonplace objects - an old saddle, a splintered wheel, a forgotten canteen everything related something of the mysterious personality of those strange men who had been killing us.
At the bottom of the excavation they constructed a wheel of oak, a kind of circle strongly bolted together, and of immense strength.
I glanced over my shoulder, and the pilot-house was yet full of noise and smoke when I made a dash at the wheel.
From out of the fog came the mournful tolling of a bell, and I could see the pilot turning the wheel with great rapidity.
She looked at the lower part of the carriages, at the screws and chains and the tall cast-iron wheel of the first carriage slowly moving up, and trying to measure the middle between the front and back wheels, and the very minute when that middle point would be opposite her.
It was a pitiful sight to see one of these vehicles deep in the mire; the axle-tree broken; the wheel lying idly by its side; the man gone miles away, to look for assistance; the woman seated among their wandering household gods with a baby at her breast, a picture of forlorn, dejected patience; the team of oxen crouching down mournfully in the mud, and breathing forth such clouds of vapour from their mouths and nostrils, that all the damp mist and fog around seemed to have come direct from them.