\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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Starship Technologies, the maker of autonomous six-wheeled robots that carry groceries or even a hot meal straight to your home, is expanding into the world of package delivery. Sean O'kane, The Verge, "Starship’s robots can now deliver packages, too," 31 Oct. 2018 The compact, three-wheeled vehicles are used widely throughout India to navigate the notoriously dense traffic found in large cities. Liz Stinson, Curbed, "Ikea’s first store in India offers delivery by solar-powered rickshaws," 13 Aug. 2018 Three-wheeled motorcycles posing as car replacements have been around for decades, and these vehicles have been edged toward the mainstream by companies like Elio Motors. Edward Niedermeyer, Ars Technica, "Arcimoto raised $19 million to build “fun utility vehicles”—now what?," 11 July 2018 Others include low-riding wheeled toys; swimming pools; all-terrain vehicles; toys with small parts; baby pools and garden buckets; backyard water slides; high-powered water guns; and bounce houses and backyard trampolines. BostonGlobe.com, "Saddleback Mountain buyer accused of bilking investor," 21 June 2018 With its four wheeled legs, Centauro is more stable than a humanoid bot, but still retains the two forward-facing arms needed for manipulating objects like tools and doors. James Vincent, The Verge, "The future of search-and-rescue robots might be centaur, not human," 28 July 2018 But Iowa's capital is hardly the only American city with less-than-hospitable rules or fees for four-wheeled eateries. Zlati Meyer, USA TODAY, "Regulations and permit headaches keep food trucks from cruising down Easy Street," 12 June 2018 The company is behind the ubiquitous two-wheeled scooters embraced by some in cities such as Venice, Santa Monica and San Francisco as a solution to traffic congestion, vehicle emissions and walking. David Pierson, latimes.com, "With $300 million in new funding, Bird cements status as one of nation's fastest-growing start-ups," 28 June 2018 But YouTuber Ziggy Zee, engineer behind the latter kind, has given his design an upgrade with a serious, six-wheeled, remote control mount that makes this DIY destruction machine into a full-on drone tank. Eric Limer, Popular Mechanics, "Mad Scientist's Homemade Railgun Tank Does Not Mess Around," 10 May 2016

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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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