Wheeler

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n wheeler a draft horse harnessed behind others and nearest the wheels of a vehicle
    • n wheeler a person who rides a bicycle
    • n wheeler the man at the outermost end of the rank in wheeling
    • n wheeler someone who makes and repairs wooden wheels
    • n Wheeler Scottish archaeologist (1890-1976)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Wheeler A maker of wheels; a wheelwright.
    • Wheeler (Naut) A steam vessel propelled by a paddle wheel or by paddle wheels; -- used chiefly in the terms side-wheeler and stern-wheeler.
    • Wheeler A wheel horse. See under Wheel.
    • Wheeler A worker on sewed muslin.
    • Wheeler One who wheels, or turns.
    • Wheeler (Zoöl) The European goatsucker.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n wheeler One who wheels.
    • n wheeler A maker of wheels; a wheelwright.
    • n wheeler A wheel-horse, or other animal driven in the place of one.
    • n wheeler A worker of wheelwork on sewed muslin.
    • n wheeler That which is provided with a wheel or wheels: used in composition: as, a stern-wheeler; a side-wheeler.
    • n wheeler Same as wheel-bird.
    • n wheeler the horse (or mule) on the left-hand side, often ridden.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Wheeler one who wheels: the horse nearest the wheels of a carriage: a maker of wheels
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. hwéol; Ice. hjól.

Usage

In literature:

The Twenty-fifth Infantry was with Lawton; the Tenth Cavalry was ashore with Wheeler's troops.
"The Colored Regulars in the United States Army" by T. G. Steward
Dickebusch used to be a favourite Sunday afternoon's ride for the Poperinghe wheelers.
"Adventures of a Despatch Rider" by W. H. L. Watson
The two detectives took him away in a four-wheeler, leaving Ross and Turner on the curb.
"Oscar Wilde, Volume 1 (of 2)" by Frank Harris
Schley; and Generals, W.R. Shafter, Joseph Wheeler, and H.W.
"History of the United States" by Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard
My things were put on a four-wheeler.
"The Disentanglers" by Andrew Lang
MILES, A.H. (Wheeler), 49 Greet Rd., Brentford, Middlesex.
"Through Palestine with the 20th Machine Gun Squadron" by Unknown
By Ella Wheeler Wilcox.
"Emily Fox-Seton" by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Wheeler: Primer of Indian History.
"History Of Ancient Civilization" by Charles Seignobos
The driver and guard escaped on the lead horses, and the wheelers ran away, wrecking the coach.
"Molly McDonald" by Randall Parrish
Her black eyes, on Mrs. Wheeler's face, were sharply bright.
"Jane Field" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
By good chance, however, I spied an old four-wheeler crawling along in the distance.
"Dead Man's Rock" by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
One of the most prominent of them was General Joseph Wheeler.
"Young Peoples' History of the War with Spain" by Prescott Holmes
There were Lew Palmer, Bummie Booth, Arthur Poe, Bert Wheeler, Eddie Burke and many others whom I grew to know well later on.
"Football Days" by William H. Edwards
The ceilin' of the New York room wuz designed by Dora Keith Wheeler, and is beautiful and effective.
"Samantha at the World's Fair" by Marietta Holley
With frontispiece by Dora Wheeler Keith.
"Conjuror's House" by Stewart Edward White
But for a four-wheeler that takes families and their luggage, he's the very horse.
"At the Back of the North Wind" by Elizabeth Lewis and George MacDonald
Her conscience had been trained in the eighteenth century, and all her blame was for Rosina Wheeler.
"Some Diversions of a Man of Letters" by Edmund William Gosse
We ain't know it 'til General Wheeler come thru and tell us.
"Slave Narratives Vol. XIV. South Carolina, Part 2" by Works Projects Administration
Warren E. Wheeler, Mrs. Kate L. Wheeler.
"American Missionary - Volume 50, No. 2, February, 1896" by Various
He still played "Grandpa Wheeler" in imagination; but he no longer called it play, but plans.
"The Brentons" by Anna Chapin Ray
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In poetry:

My name is Wheeler here I ly
Because I happend for to dy
life wheeld me in death wheeld me out
how strangely things are wheeld about.
"An Epitaph Desird On One Wheeler" by Thomas Parnell
The Republicans are for gold,
And the nation as it is;
Take this in consideration.
In eighteen seventy-nine
Taxes must be paid in gold,
If Hayes and Wheeler gain election.
"Hurrah for Cooper and Cary" by Julia A Moore

In news:

Kenny Wheeler and I were in the Cafe St Michel, in what was then a black neighborhood.
Jim McVay of Roy Wheeler Realty Co.
The future bride graduated in 2000 from Oran High School and is the human resource manager for Wheeler Steel Works Inc at Morley.
She was born Oct 2, 1936, in Clarksburg, W.Va. A daughter of the late Jack and Monie Bolyard Wheeler.
John Berry / The Post-Standard Karen Wheeler-Lockwood in the fields at Lockwood Farm in Skaneateles, where she grows lavender with her husband, Gary Lockwood.
Borger's Lusk to receive Joe Frank Wheeler Scholarship.
Max Lusk (left) will be presented with the Joe Frank Wheeler Scholarship prior to the Amarillo Sox baseball game on Friday.
SRA players, who are part of a co-op team with PCD and Wheeler, include, standing, left to right: John Geller, Nathan Duffy, Ben Mello, Tyler Duffy.
He bought his first three-wheeler, a former San Francisco parking patroller, for $1,600 from a friend in Oakland.
Doug Wheeler, a principal figure in the movement, and museum director Hugh Davies discuss.
Woodtick Wheelers, Off-Road Education Trailer to be at Stompin' Grounds on June 5.
Wheeler Brothers play for 32nd annual Kalf Fry.
In Central Islip accident on Rt 111 / Wheeler Rd NB at Olive St. 13 m ago Smithtown Blvd and Jefferson Street.
Council member, Stacy Wheeler is linked to a shooting at an after-hours club in Ecorse on 13th street.
22 m ago Express Drive South and Wheeler Rd(Car V Pole).
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In science:

A target of the present contribution does not lie in evaluation of the correctness of Wheeler-Feynman absorber theory.
Wheeler-Feynman Absorber Theory Viewed by Model of Expansive Nondecelerative Universe
Ferraro, ”Time asymmetries in quantum cosmology and the searching for boundary conditions to the Wheeler-De Witt equation”, Class.
The cosmological origin of time-asymmetry
Wheeler, in Physical Origins of Time Asymmetry, eds. J.J.
Information theory and generalized statistics
Each of these strategies has had very distinguished proponents: from Lorentz and Dirac, for (i), to Feynman and Wheeler, for (ii).
On the Persistence of Homogeneous Matter
Hillebrandt & Niemeyer (2000) provide a recent summary of the current understanding of the progenitor models for SNe Ia, and the literature reference letter of Wheeler (2003) gives a guide to the current literature.
Rates and Progenitors of Type Ia Supernovae
The NIR LCs of SN 1984L were relatively slow, as was its late-time optical LC which was modelled using very massive ejecta but with normal kinetic energy (Swartz & Wheeler 1991; Baron, Young, & Branch 1993).
The Optical/Near-Infrared Light Curves of SN 2002ap for the First 1.5 Years after Discovery
Wheeler, How Come the Quantum?, Ideas in Quantum Measurement Theory, ed. by D.
Generalizing Quantum Mechanics for Quantum Spacetime
This threshhold value as a function of white dwarf mass and orbital period is discussed in detail by Shafter, Wheeler and Cannizzo (1986).
Far Ultraviolet Spectral Analysis of the Prototype Nova-Like Variable VY Sculptoris from the High State to the Low State
Wheeler, J. A. (1977) Include the Observer in the Wave Function? In “Quantum Mechanics, a Half Century Later” (Lopes, J.L. and M.
Foundations of Information Theory
Ciufolini I and Wheeler J A 1995 Gravitation and Inertia (Princeton Univ.
Lunar Laser Ranging, Gravitomagnetism and Frame-Dragging
The actual connection to is somewhat subtle, however, as Wheeler’s original use of the term was somewhat different.
Black Holes, AdS, and CFTs
Wheeler, in Relativity, Groups, and Fields, edited by B. S.
Black Holes, AdS, and CFTs
The kernel of the Wheeler-DeWitt constraint operator.
Semiclassical analysis of the Loop Quantum Gravity volume operator: I. Flux Coherent States
Wheeler, Superspace and quantum geometrodynamics, in: Battelle Rencontres, edited by J. A.
Some surprising implications of background independence in canonical quantum gravity
This rate is to be compared to 0.3 ± 0.2 Type Ia supernovae per century in our Milky Way (Wheeler & Benetti 2000).
The Nova Shell and Evolution of the Recurrent Nova T Pyxidis
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