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wheel

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1 a rapid turning about on an axis or central point

  • the wheel of the tape reel
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2 one of high position or importance within a group

  • she's a major wheel in that state's Democratic Party
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3 a series of events or actions that repeat themselves regularly and in the same order

  • the wheel of time turns: the children are now the parents, and their children have taken their place at the school desks
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wheel

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1 to change the course or direction of (something)

  • wheeled the bike around sharply to see what had fallen off
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2 to move (something) in a curved or circular path on or as if on an axis

  • wheeled the bicycleʼs tires around to see if they were balanced
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3 to move in circles around an axis or center

  • she wheeled around and around until finally she got dizzy and fell down
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4 to turn away from a straight line or course

  • the highway wheels to the west as it forms an arc that bypasses the city
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5 to change one's course or direction

  • upon hearing the construction workers' suggestive remarks, she wheeled around to glare at them
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