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Catherine wheel

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  • n. A breaking wheel.
  • n. The image of a breaking wheel, or wheel with spikes on it.
  • n. A firework that rotates when lit.
  • n. A cartwheel move in gymnastics.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Same as rose window and wheel window. Called also Catherine-wheel window.
  • A revolving piece of fireworks resembling in form the window of the same name.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See catharine-wheel.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a circular firework that spins round and round emitting colored fire

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