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wheel /wi:l/
  • 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
    • wheels within wheels
      • máy móc phức tạp
    • (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
      • dắt (xe đạp)
      • 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
        • quay, xoay
        • 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
        • to wheel round (about)
          • quay lại, xoay trở lại
      Concise Dictionary
      wheels|wheeled|wheelinghwɪːl /w-
      +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

      Thesaurus 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.
      Advanced English Dictionary
      noun, verb
      + noun
      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.
      in machine
      4 [C] a flat circular part in a machine: gear wheels
      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.
      turn quickly
      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.
      Collocation Dictionary

      1 on a bicicyle, car, etc.


      bicycle, car, etc. | spare | front | back, rear | nearside | offside | loose, wobbly | alloy

      WHEEL + VERB

      change, replace
      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


      on ~s
      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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