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
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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
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