Wheelbarrow
Wheelbarrow Wheel"bar`row, n. A light vehicle for conveying small loads. It has two handles and one wheel, and is rolled by a single person. [1913 Webster]

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  • wheelbarrow — [hwēl′bar΄ō, wēl′bar΄ō; hwēl′ber΄ō, wēl′ber΄ō] n. [ME wilberwe: see WHEEL & BARROW1] a shallow, open box for moving small loads, having a single wheel in front forming a tripod with two legs in back, and two shafts with handles for raising the… …   English World dictionary

  • wheelbarrow — mid 14c., from WHEEL (Cf. wheel) + BARROW (Cf. barrow) (1) …   Etymology dictionary

  • wheelbarrow — ► NOUN ▪ a small cart with a single wheel at the front and two supporting legs and two handles at the rear, used for carrying loads in building or gardening …   English terms dictionary

  • Wheelbarrow — For the remotely controlled vehicle used in bomb disposal, see Wheelbarrow (EOD). For the aviation risk, see Wheel barrowing. A common wheelbarrow …   Wikipedia

  • wheelbarrow — n. to push, roll a wheelbarrow * * * roll a wheelbarrow to push …   Combinatory dictionary

  • wheelbarrow — UK [ˈwiːlˌbærəʊ] / US [ˈwɪlˌberoʊ] / US [ˈhwɪlˌberoʊ] noun [countable] Word forms wheelbarrow : singular wheelbarrow plural wheelbarrows a large open container with one wheel that you use outside for moving loads. It has two long handles at the… …   English dictionary

  • wheelbarrow — I. noun Date: 14th century a small usually single wheeled vehicle that is used for carrying small loads and is fitted with handles at the rear by which it can be pushed and guided II. transitive verb Date: 1721 to convey in a wheelbarrow …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • wheelbarrow — /hweel bar oh, weel /, n. 1. a frame or box for conveying a load, supported at one end by a wheel or wheels, and lifted and pushed at the other by two horizontal shafts. v.t. 2. to move or convey in a wheelbarrow. [1300 50; ME; see WHEEL,… …   Universalium

  • wheelbarrow — [[t](h)wi͟ːlbæroʊ[/t]] wheelbarrows N COUNT A wheelbarrow is a small open cart with one wheel and handles that is used for carrying things, for example in the garden …   English dictionary

  • wheelbarrow — wheel•bar•row [[t]ˈ(h)wilˌbær oʊ, ˈwil [/t]] n. 1) a frame or box for conveying a load, supported at one end by a wheel or wheels, and lifted and pushed at the other by two horizontal shafts 2) to move or convey in a wheelbarrow • Etymology:… …   From formal English to slang

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