Wheeler


Wheeler
Wheeler Wheel"er, n. [1913 Webster] 1. One who wheels, or turns. [1913 Webster]

2. A maker of wheels; a wheelwright. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

3. A wheel horse. See under {Wheel}. [1913 Webster]

4. (Naut.) A steam vessel propelled by a paddle wheel or by paddle wheels; -- used chiefly in the terms side-wheeler and stern-wheeler. [1913 Webster]

5. A worker on sewed muslin. [Eng.] [1913 Webster]

6. (Zo["o]l.) The European goatsucker. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]


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  • Wheeler — Wheeler, WI U.S. village in Wisconsin Population (2000): 317 Housing Units (2000): 142 Land area (2000): 0.819591 sq. miles (2.122732 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.819591 sq. miles (2.122732… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Wheeler —   [ wɪːlə], John Archibald, amerikanischer Physiker, * Jacksonville (Fla.) 9. 7. 1911; 1938 76 Professor an der Princeton University, anschließend an der University of Texas in Austin. Wheeler war 1949 53 maßgeblich an der Entwicklung der… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Wheeler, IL — U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 119 Housing Units (2000): 48 Land area (2000): 0.576173 sq. miles (1.492282 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.576173 sq. miles (1.492282 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Wheeler, OR — U.S. city in Oregon Population (2000): 391 Housing Units (2000): 244 Land area (2000): 0.716573 sq. miles (1.855916 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.716573 sq. miles (1.855916 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Wheeler, TX — U.S. city in Texas Population (2000): 1378 Housing Units (2000): 612 Land area (2000): 1.530382 sq. miles (3.963672 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.530382 sq. miles (3.963672 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Wheeler, WI — U.S. village in Wisconsin Population (2000): 317 Housing Units (2000): 142 Land area (2000): 0.819591 sq. miles (2.122732 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.819591 sq. miles (2.122732 sq. km) FIPS …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • wheeler — [hwē′lər, wē′lər] n. 1. a person or thing that wheels 2. WHEEL HORSE (sense 1) 3. something having a (specified) kind or number of wheels: used in hyphenated compounds [side wheeler, two wheeler] …   English World dictionary

  • wheeler — ► NOUN (in combination ) ▪ a vehicle having a specified number of wheels: a three wheeler …   English terms dictionary


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