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  • v. To transport someone or something to various locations by pushing a wheeled transporter such as a wheelchair or a wheelbarrow or trolley.
  • v. In dancing, when a couple, holding hands, turns around 180 degrees, with the left hand dancer moving backward and the right hand dancer moving forward.

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

  • v. wheel somebody or something
  • v. change directions as if revolving on a pivot


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  • For a moment, the path lay open for them to wheel around and encircle MacDonald’s brigade, but the Second Egyptian Battalion ran up at the double and broke the Dervish charge at point-blank range.

    Three Empires on the Nile

  • Spokes of blue flame wheel around his hands, spinning out wider with every revolution.

    Etched in Bone


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