from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of northwest West Virginia in the Panhandle on the Ohio River southwest of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Settled in 1769, it was an important trading post on the Cumberland Road until the 1850s. Wheeling was the state capital from 1863 to 1870 and from 1875 to 1885.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of traveling or of conveying a load on wheels, or in a wheeled vehicle.
  • noun Specifically, the art or practice of riding on a bicycle or a tricycle.
  • noun Iu mil., the act of executing a wheel.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of conveying anything, or traveling, on wheels, or in a wheeled vehicle.
  • noun The act or practice of using a cycle; cycling.
  • noun Condition of a road or roads, which admits of passing on wheels.
  • noun A turning, or circular movement.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • proper noun A city in West Virginia, United States

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

  • noun propelling something on wheels
  • noun a city in the northern panhandle of West Virginia on the Ohio river


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