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Ferris wheel

noun Fer·ris wheel \ˈfer-əs-, ˈfe-rəs-\

: 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

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