\ ˈhwēld How to pronounce wheeled (audio) , ˈwēld\

Definition of wheeled

1 : equipped with wheels wheeled vehicles
2 : moving or functioning by means of wheels wheeled traffic

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Despite being home to about 800 wheeled robots, the warehouse relies on human workers, according to Amazon. Peter Holley, Washington Post, "Amazon’s one-day delivery service depends on the work of thousands of robots," 7 June 2019 The Stryker is an eight-wheeled armored vehicle designed to carry an infantry squad across roads and cross-country to the battlefield. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, "The Army is Upgrading the Stryker Armored Vehicle With a Bigger Gun," 3 May 2019 Keep weightier things like shoes and books by the wheeled end of your suitcase. Nicole Saporita, Good Housekeeping, "14 Genius Packing Tips to Help You Travel Like a Pro," 9 Apr. 2019 Their distribution reinforced the perception that Divvy was more a two-wheeled toy for tourists than a serious public transportation option for locals. Ryan Smith, Chicago Reader, "Divvy at 5: Chicago’s bike share is better than ever," 18 June 2018 For those who have trouble going off book, their DIY Ultimate 2.0 robot kit ($500, makeblock.com) can be built into any of 10 iterations, including a self-balancing two-wheeled rover or smartphone surveillance droid. Joshua Fruhlinger, WSJ, "DIY Robot Kits Make Learning Fun (But Don’t Tell Your Kids That)," 12 Dec. 2018 Santa Monica, home to Bird, the multibillion-dollar transit startup that helped launch the rush for micromobility, has arguably done the best to not only adapt, but take advantage of this two-wheeled trend. Patrick Sisson, Curbed, "9 cities with smart ideas to improve transportation," 18 Sep. 2018 Imagine an ordinary two-wheeled kick scooter, like a Razor. Umair Irfan, Vox, "Electric scooters’ sudden invasion of American cities, explained," 7 Sep. 2018 The British socialite, who just celebrated her 35th birthday, sported the ultimate Londoner look for her two-wheeled trek, thanks to her classic Burberry trench coat. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Pippa Middleton Wore the Ultimate London Look on a Bike Ride," 13 Sep. 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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