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.

(Wheel), v. i.

1. To turn on an axis, or as on an axis; to revolve; to more about; to rotate; to gyrate.

The moon carried about the earth always shows the same
face to us, not once wheeling upon her own center.

2. To change direction, as if revolving upon an axis or pivot; to turn; as, the troops wheeled to the right.

Being able to advance no further, they are in a fair way to
wheel about to the other extreme.

3. To go round in a circuit; to fetch a compass.

Then wheeling down the steep of heaven he flies.

4. To roll forward.

Thunder mixed with hail,
Hail mixed with fire, must rend the Egyptian sky,
And wheel on the earth, devouring where it rolls.

(Wheel"band`) n. The tire of a wheel.

(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.

(Wheel"bird`) n. (Zoöl.) The European goatsucker. [Prov. Eng.]

(Wheeled) a. Having wheels; — used chiefly in composition; as, a four-wheeled carriage.

(Wheel"er) n.

1. One who wheels, or turns.

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

3. A wheel horse. See under Wheel.

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

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

6. (Zoöl.) The European goatsucker. [Prov. Eng.]

(Wheel"house`) n. (Naut.) (a) A small house on or above a vessel's deck, containing the steering wheel. (b) A paddle box. See under Paddle.

(Wheel"ing) n.

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

  By PanEris using Melati.

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