\ˈhwēld, ˈwēld\

Definition of wheeled 

1 : equipped with wheels wheeled vehicles

2 : moving or functioning by means of wheels wheeled traffic

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The conductor led me to the section of the car where seats could be pushed up to accommodate my three-wheeled walker. Ron Grossman, chicagotribune.com, "A year later, still thinking about a stranger met on a train," 9 July 2018 Visitors to the OC Fair & Event Center were able to clamber on and through the wheeled displays, get an up-close look at their inner workings and meet the drivers who bring the massive machines to life. Daily Pilot Staff, latimes.com, "Kids go on Truck Adventures at O.C. fairgrounds," 16 June 2018 One of Germany’s largest electric fleets is owned by Deutsche Post DHL, a logistics giant, and includes around 12,000 e-bikes and e-trikes (three-wheeled ones). The Economist, "How two-wheelers are weaving their way into urban transport," 21 June 2018 There’s also Spin, another company that started out in bike-sharing and quickly scooted into the other two-wheeled transit mode in February. Madeline Buxton, refinery29.com, "How Scooters Became A Go-To Instagram Prop — & The Next Transportation Revolution," 12 July 2018 The two-wheeled transportation devices became a hit with commuters eager for a cheap, quick and fun way to get between BART and work, take a quick trip for lunch or head to a meeting without driving or taking the bus. Michael Cabanatuan, SFChronicle.com, "Scooter firms’ SF permit applications revealed: They promise to behave," 15 June 2018 Other wheeled innovations — like electric unicycles and skateboards — are also making gains. Kevin Roose, New York Times, "How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Electric Scooters," 6 June 2018 There was a great deal of interest to see what does an open-wheeled car race look like in New York City? Michelle R. Martinelli, For The Win, "6 things to know about Formula E's championship race in New York," 13 July 2018 High-wheeled cycling and rigorous team sports were acceptable only for young men. Aaron Gilbreath, Longreads, "The Wheel, the Woman, and the Human Body," 6 July 2018

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First Known Use of wheeled

1572, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of wheeled was in 1572

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English Language Learners Definition of wheeled

: having wheels

: having a specified number of wheels

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