wheeling

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Wheeling \Wheel"ing\, noun

1. The act of conveying anything, or traveling, on wheels, or in a wheeled vehicle.

2. The act or practice of using a cycle; cycling.

3. Condition of a road or roads, which admits of passing on wheels; as, it is good wheeling, or bad wheeling.

4. A turning, or circular movement.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Wheel \Wheel\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Wheeled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wheeling}.]

1. To convey on wheels, or in a wheeled vehicle; as, to wheel a load of hay or wood.

2. To put into a rotatory motion; to cause to turn or revolve; to cause to gyrate; to make or perform in a circle. "The beetle wheels her droning flight." --Gray.

Now heaven, in all her glory, shone, and rolled Her motions, as the great first mover's hand First wheeled their course. --Milton.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

Wheeling

noun

1: a city in the northern panhandle of West Virginia on the Ohio river

2: propelling something on wheels [syn: {wheeling}, {rolling}]


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