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wheel /wi:l/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- bánh (xe) ((nghĩa đen) & (nghĩa bóng))
- front wheel: bánh trước
- back wheel: bánh sau
- the wheel of history: bánh xe lịch sử
- (số nhiều) hệ thống bánh xe (của máy...)
- xe hình (để buộc tội nhân vào mà đánh)
- to break on the wheel: xử xe hình
- (kỹ thuật) bàn quay (của người làm đồ gốm)
- bánh lái, tay lái
- man of the wheel: người cầm lái, người lái tàu
- sự quay tròn, sự xoay; (quân sự) sự quay
- left wheel: sự quay sang trái
- (nghĩa bóng) sự thăng trầm
- the wheels of life: những thăng trầm của cuộc đời
- fortune's wheel: sự thăng trầm của số phận
- (nghĩa bóng) bộ máy
- the wheel of government: bộ máy chính quyền
- (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (thông tục) xe đạp
- big wheels
- (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (thông tục) bọn tai to mặt lớn, bọn quyền cao chức trọng
- to go on wheels
- chạy, trôi chy, tiến hành thuận lợi
- (nghĩa bóng) tình hình rắc rối phức tạp
- (nghĩa bóng) mưu đồ đen tối
- ngoại động từ
- lăn, đẩy cho lăn
- to wheel a barrow: đẩy (cho lăn) một xe cút kít
- làm quay tròn, xoay
- to wheel one's chair: xoay cái ghế
- chở trên một xe lăn
- to wheel something in a barrow: chở vật gì bằng xe cút kít
- xử tội xe hình; đánh nhừ tử
- (quân sự) cho (hàng quân) quay
- nội động từ
- lượn vòng
- the sea-gulls wheeled over the sea: những con chim mòng biển lượn vòng trên mặt biển
- (quân sự) quay
- right wheel!: bên phi quay!
- (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) đi xe đạp
wheels|wheeled|wheelinghwɪːl /w-Thesaurus Dictionary
+a simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines)
+a handwheel that is used for steering
+forces that provide energy and direction
+a circular helm to control the rudder of a vessel
+game equipment consisting of a wheel with slots that is used for gambling; the wheel rotates horizontally and players bet on which slot the roulette ball will stop in
+an instrument of torture that stretches or disjoints or mutilates victims
+a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
+change directions as if revolving on a pivot
+wheel somebody or something
+move along on or as if on wheels or a wheeled vehicle
+ride a bicycle
Advanced English Dictionary
1 disc, ring, annulus, circle, hoop:
It seems odd that no culture in the western hemisphere ever invented the wheel.
2 spin, turn, veer, swivel, pivot, swing, whirl:
Medusa wheeled to face him and he promptly turned to stone.
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
on / in vehicles
1 [C] one of the circular objects under a car, bicycle, bus, etc. that turns when it moves: He braked suddenly, causing the front wheels to skid. + One of the boys was pushing the other along in a little box on wheels. + She was killed when she was crushed under the wheels of a bus.
2 [C, usually sing.] the circular object used to steer a car, etc. or ship: This is the first time I've sat behind the wheel since the accident. + A car swept past with Laura at the wheel. + Do you want to take the wheel (= drive) now?
See also - HELM, STEERING WHEEL
3 (wheels) [pl.] (informal) a car: At last he had his own wheels.
4 [C] a flat circular part in a machine: gear wheels
See also - CARTWHEEL, CATHERINE WHEEL, FERRIS WHEEL, MILL WHEEL, SPINNING WHEEL, WATERWHEEL
organization / system
5 (wheels) [pl.] ~ (of sth) an organization or a system that seems to work like a complicated machine that is difficult to understand: the wheels of bureaucracy / commerce / government + It was Rob's idea. I merely set the wheels in motion (= started the process).
6 (in adjectives) having the number or type of wheels mentioned: a sixteen-wheeled lorry
7 (in nouns) a car, bicycle, etc. with the number of wheels mentioned: a three-wheeler
Idioms: wheels within wheels a situation which is difficult to understand because it involves complicated or secret processes and decisions: There are wheels within wheels in this organization-you never really know what is going on.
more at COG, GREASE v., OIL v., REINVENT, SHOULDER n., SPOKE
+ verb [usually +adv./prep.]
move sth with wheels
1 [VN] to push or pull sth that has wheels: She wheeled her bicycle across the road.
2 [VN] to move sb/sth that is in or on sth that has wheels: The nurse wheeled him along the corridor.
move in circle
3 [V] to move or fly in a circle: Birds wheeled above us in the sky.
4 to turn quickly or suddenly and face the opposite direction; to make sb/sth do this: [V] She wheeled around and started running. + [VN] He wheeled his horse back to the gate.
Idioms: wheel and deal (usually used in the progressive tenses) to do a lot of complicated DEALS in business or politics, often in a dishonest way
Phrasal Verbs: wheel sth<->out to show or use sth to help you do sth, even when it has often been seen or heard before: They wheeled out the same old arguments we'd heard so many times before.
1 on a bicicyle, car, etc.
bicycle, car, etc. | spare | front | back, rear | nearside | offside | loose, wobbly | alloy
WHEEL + VERB
A tyre blew and we had to change the wheel.
WHEEL + VERB
go round, spin, turn
The wheels were still going round. (figurative) The political wheel had turned full circle, and he was back in power.
| skid, slide, slip
He braked suddenly, causing the front wheels to skid.
| crunch, scream, shriek
the sound of wheels crunching over snow
| come off, fall off | lock
She braked too hard and the wheels locked.
WHEEL + NOUN
arch, base, bearings, hub, nut, rim, trim | clamp
A child was pulling along a little dog on wheels.
| under the ~s
She fell under the wheels of a bus.
2 (also steering wheel)
VERB + WHEEL
grip | turn | take
I drove the first 200 miles and then Steve took the wheel.
WHEEL + NOUN
at the ~
The bus set off again with a fresh driver at the wheel.
| behind the ~
I saw the car drive past, but didn't recognize the woman behind the wheel.
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