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  • nouncircle, revolution
  • verbturn, rotate

synonyms for wheels

  • disk
  • drum
  • roller
  • caster
  • circuit
  • circulation
  • circumvolution
  • cycle
  • gyration
  • gyre
  • hoop
  • pivot
  • pulley
  • ratchet
  • ring
  • roll
  • rotation
  • round
  • spin
  • trolley
  • turn
  • twirl
  • whirl
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How to use wheels in a sentence

He was between the wheels when we stopped, and I planted a crutch on one of his bare feet and embraced him.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
But—and I forbear to lead up to it artistically—I dissever myself from your chariot wheels.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
When he travelled on his line he came in contact with bucolic interests instead of the whirring wheels of trade.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Probably those cast-iron wheels were ordered with a view to steam locomotion in the Cordilleras.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
An engine is described in the invoice as having chimney, axles, carriage-wheels, &c.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
It was a brilliant blue job with red wheels, and it carried a Texas license.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Be on the lookout for blue Buick sedan, nineteen thirty-nine model, red wheels, being driven by Raymond Delancy.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
If you don't fall asleep under the wheels of a truck you'll be mighty lucky.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
These carts rest upon two wheels, or rather two wooden disks, which are often not even hooped with iron to keep them together.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
The "reach" went on with the forward axle, and the back wheels spun around, dashed across the road, and smashed into the fence.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO WHEELS

  • car
  • motor car
  • passenger car
  • vehicle
  • wheels
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