from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having wheels or a wheel. Often used in combination: a three-wheeled bike.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of wheel.
  • adj. Having wheels.
  • adj. Having the specified number or type of wheels.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having wheels; -- used chiefly in composition.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Furnished with a wheel or wheels, or with any rotating disk, rosette, or the like, as a spur of the modern type.

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

  • adj. having wheels; often used in combination


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  • Just then, they broke in to show Ledger's body being wheeled from the apartment building.

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  • The most obvious advantage of magnetic levitation is the absence of friction that would normally be present in wheeled vehicles.

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  • The Wizards celebrated the selection of Arenas and Jamison by halting practice as owner Abe Pollin wheeled a huge cake onto the court. - All-Star backups picked; some names left off

  • When the leaves were done, many barrowloads of chips were wheeled from the wood to the shed, and another dollar earned.

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  • The horseman gave a cry of astonishment and pleasure, and without a word wheeled his horse and galloped past back at headlong speed toward the castle.

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  • Rufinus passed along the ranks, and disguised, with studied courtesy, his innate haughtiness, the wings insensibly wheeled from the right and left, and enclosed the devoted victim within the circle of their arms.

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  • One lordly stag wheeled with antlers high, gazed at our flight, and vanished, leaving us in that dreadful stillness, and a cold eerie wind whined and sighed over us.

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  • The sword wheeled and fell, and lo! the shield of the Saracen was severed in two.

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  • But often, we mistakenly insist on calling the wheeled vehicle itself the only real piece of "technology" in that system.

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  • In that case, contributions of developers would much more likely have been made to the Union County Dems (whose chair is, coincidentally, executive director of the Union County Improvement Authority, Plainfield's designated redevelopment agency) or to George Norcross proxies in South Jersey who 'wheeled' the money to Robinson-Briggs in the first place in 2005.

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