Simple Definition of Ferris wheel
: a very large upright wheel that has seats around its edge where people sit while the wheel turns
Full Definition of Ferris wheel
: an amusement device consisting of a large upright power-driven wheel carrying seats that remain horizontal around its rim
Origin of ferris wheel
G. W. G. Ferris †1896 American engineer
First Known Use: 1893
Rhymes with ferris wheel
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