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verb as in turn, rotate

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An ATV’s power goes to zero as soon as the wheels lose traction, so naturally, you want more grip.

But, we aren’t at a point where marketers can take our hands entirely off the steering wheel.

The wheels and legs do stick out a bit beyond the actual grill when it’s folded.

In hub drive systems, the motor is housed in one of the wheels.

It would have to put an impossibly large number of customers behind the wheel.

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They were racing toward the corner of Tompkins and Myrtle avenues with Johnson at the wheel when another call came over the radio.

“They think Putin is the only evil in Russia and dream about getting rid of him,” he said, tightening his grip on the wheel.

Maybe the wheel will turn again, and heterosexuality will come to seem edgy.

It was only a matter of time that the wheel turned its full revolution.

The “little joker” was a small tin wheel with a wire attached to it, which fit inside the combination of any bank safe.

Never again would he sit behind that wheel rejoicing in the insolence of speed.

He deposited it on the vacant seat, clambered up behind the wheel, and started.

The non-elastic character of water made it unsuitable for a machine requiring a fly-wheel.

To quote Mrs. Kaye, 'A Liberal peer is as useful as a fifth wheel to a coach, and as ornamental as whitewash.'

I think 6½ feet diameter for the fly, and 9½ inches diameter for the small wheel, will give speed enough to the drum.


On this page you'll find 90 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to wheel, such as: disk, drum, roller, caster, circuit, and circulation.

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