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  • 1 wheel — wheelless, adj. /hweel, weel/, n. 1. a circular frame or disk arranged to revolve on an axis, as on or in vehicles or machinery. 2. any machine, apparatus, instrument, etc., shaped like this or having a circular frame, disk, or revolving drum as… …

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  • 2 wheel — /wil / (say weel) noun 1. a circular frame or solid disc arranged to turn on an axis, as in vehicles, machinery, etc. 2. any instrument, machine, apparatus, etc., shaped like this, or having such a frame or disc as an essential feature: a potter… …

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  • 3 wheel — [[t](h)wil, wil[/t]] n. 1) a circular frame or disk arranged to revolve on an axis, as on or in vehicles or machinery 2) any machine, apparatus, instrument, etc., shaped like this or having a circular frame, disk, or revolving drum as an… …

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  • 4 wheel — I. v. n. 1. Move on wheels, roll. 2. Revolve, rotate, turn, roll, turn on an axis. 3. Gyrate, turn round, move round. 4. Revolve, move round, move in a circle, turn. 5. Fetch a compass. 6. Deviate, deflect, diverge, turn aside, alter one s course …

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  • 5 Wheel — Wheel, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Wheeled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wheeling}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To convey on wheels, or in a wheeled vehicle; as, to wheel a load of hay or wood. [1913 Webster] 2. To put into a rotatory motion; to cause to turn or revolve;… …

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  • 6 Wheeled — Wheel Wheel, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Wheeled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wheeling}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To convey on wheels, or in a wheeled vehicle; as, to wheel a load of hay or wood. [1913 Webster] 2. To put into a rotatory motion; to cause to turn or… …

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  • 7 Wheeling — Wheel Wheel, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Wheeled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wheeling}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To convey on wheels, or in a wheeled vehicle; as, to wheel a load of hay or wood. [1913 Webster] 2. To put into a rotatory motion; to cause to turn or… …

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  • 8 railroad — /rayl rohd /, n. 1. a permanent road laid with rails, commonly in one or more pairs of continuous lines forming a track or tracks, on which locomotives and cars are run for the transportation of passengers, freight, and mail. 2. an entire system… …

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  • 9 literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …

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  • 10 Europe, history of — Introduction       history of European peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the present. Europe is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions. Its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates.… …

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  • 11 automobile — automobilist /aw teuh meuh bee list, moh bi list/, n. /aw teuh meuh beel , aw teuh meuh beel , aw teuh moh beel, beuhl/, n. 1. a passenger vehicle designed for operation on ordinary roads and typically having four wheels and a gasoline or diesel… …

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  • 12 Roman roads — The Roman roads were essential for the growth of the Roman Empire, by enabling the Romans to move armies and trade goods and to communicate news. At its peak, the Roman road system spanned 53,819 miles (85,004 km) and contained about 372… …

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  • 13 Steering wheel — This article is about steering wheels in cars. For the use in vessels, see Steering wheel (ship). A modern road car s steering wheel (Alfa Romeo Giulietta (2010)) …

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  • 14 Limited slip differential — A limited slip differential (LSD) is a modified or derived type of differential gear arrangement that allows for some difference in rotational velocity of the output shafts, but does not allow the difference in speed to increase beyond a preset… …

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  • 15 Traffic Control — ➡ law enforcement * * * Introduction       supervision of the movement of people, goods, or vehicles to ensure efficiency and safety.       Traffic is the movement of people and goods from one location to another. The movement typically occurs… …

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  • 16 Toyota concept vehicles, 2000-2009 — Contents 1 ES3 2 Pod 3 DMT 4 FXS 5 RSC 6 …

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  • 17 Biblical Exegesis —     Biblical Exegesis     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Biblical Exegesis     Exegesis is the branch of theology which investigates and expresses the true sense of Sacred Scripture.     The exegete does not inquire which books constitute Sacred… …

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  • 18 Skateboarding — is the act of riding and performing tricks using a skateboard. A person who skateboards is most often referred to a skateboarder or a skater.Skateboarding can be a recreational activity, an artform, a job, or a method of transportation. [cite web …

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  • 19 Chain drive — Roller chain and sprocket Mack AC delivery truck at the Petersen Automotive Museum with chain drive visible Chain drive is a way of transmitting mecha …

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  • 20 List of Chinese inventions — A bronze Chinese crossbow mechanism with a buttplate (the wooden components have …

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