Car wheel
Car wheel Car" wheel`, A flanged wheel of a railway car or truck. [1913 Webster]

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  • car wheel — noun A type of wheel designed for use on cars. Syn: automobile wheel, motorcar wheel, motor car wheel …   Wiktionary

  • car wheel — See passenger car wheel …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • car wheel — noun a wheel that has a tire and rim and hubcap; used to propel the car • Hypernyms: ↑wheel • Hyponyms: ↑fifth wheel, ↑spare • Part Holonyms: ↑motor vehicle, ↑automotive vehicle …   Useful english dictionary

  • Paper car wheel — Paper Pa per (p[=a] p[ e]r), n. [F. papier, fr. L. papyrus papyrus, from which the Egyptians made a kind of paper, Gr. pa pyros. Cf. {Papyrus}.] 1. A substance in the form of thin sheets or leaves intended to be written or printed on, or to be… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • passenger car wheel — A one piece wheel made of sheet steel. The rim and disc are welded together or made of light alloy (cast or forged), and designed for tubeless tires. Rims for passenger cars are almost exclusively designed as 5° drop center rims incorporating a… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • wheel clamp — wheel ,clamp noun count BRITISH a BOOT for attaching to a car wheel …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • wheel — I UK [wiːl] / US [wɪl] / US [hwɪl] noun [countable] Word forms wheel : singular wheel plural wheels *** 1) a) a round object that turns round and round to make a car, bicycle, or other vehicle move a bicycle/wagon/car wheel the front/rear wheels… …   English dictionary

  • wheel — wheel1 [ wil, hwil ] noun count *** 1. ) a round object that turns around and around to make a car, bicycle, or other vehicle move: a bicycle/wagon/car wheel front/rear wheels on wheels: a TV table on wheels a ) wheels plural VERY INFORMAL a car …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • wheel — A circular device, thin in relation to its face area, usually able to rotate about a central axle or pivot, with a durable but elastic rim or with regular teeth cut on the rim and for lightness often supported by spokes joined to the hub instead… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • car — Gauge Gauge, n. [Written also gage.] 1. A measure; a standard of measure; an instrument to determine dimensions, distance, or capacity; a standard. [1913 Webster] This plate must be a gauge to file your worm and groove to equal breadth by. Moxon …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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