car wheel


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n car wheel a wheel that has a tire and rim and hubcap; used to propel the car
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Lovers in Liberty Corner, New Jersey, should avoid satisfying their lustful urges in a parked car. If the horn accidentally sounds while they are frolicking behind the wheel, the couple can face a jail term.
    • Car wheel A flanged wheel of a railway car or truck.
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In literature:

It was afterwards discovered that the car he was on had broken a wheel and jumped the track.
"Continuous Vaudeville" by Will M. Cressy
The dining car was a regular saloon on wheels.
"Birdseye Views of Far Lands" by James T. Nichols
Other cars followed them and were lost in wheel-raising turns.
"Deathworld" by Harry Harrison
But the car-wheels might have.
"The Dark Star" by Robert W. Chambers
She reached the bottom of the hill just as a car dashed around the lower corner, a woman at the wheel.
"Rose O'Paradise" by Grace Miller White
The strain was horrible, but she held on and thought she saw the car tilt and the back wheel tear the peaty soil from the top of the bank.
"Partners of the Out-Trail" by Harold Bindloss
There were times when his wheels were up on the curb as he went through lanes between cars and sidewalks.
"The Mind Master" by Arthur J. Burks
The ground-car ran on wheels, and wheels were not much used on modern worlds.
"Pariah Planet" by Murray Leinster
I will not be dragged at the wheels of their triumphal car.
"Victor's Triumph" by Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
Picking out a car with a uniformed girl at the wheel he walked over to it.
"A Yankee Flier Over Berlin" by Al Avery

In poetry:

Wheels turn;
The laden cars
Go rumbling to the mill,
And Labor walks beside the mules…
All's Well with the Hill!
"Frank Little At Calvary" by Lola Ridge
Hermes lies prone by fallen Jove,
Crushed are the wheels of Krishna's car,
And o'er Dodona's silent grove
Streams the white, ray from Bethlehem's star.
"To Frederick Henry Hedge" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
The sun plays a game of darts in Spain
Three by three in flight formation.
The invincible wheels of his yellow car
Are the discs that kindle the Chinese war.
"Far-Darting Apollo" by Kathleen Raine
The Sandman's coming in his train of cars
With moonbeam windows and with wheels of stars
So hush you little ones and have no fear
The man-in-the-moon he is the engineer
"The Sandman" by Anonymous British
I think I know how I would feel
If I a child should slay;
The rest of living I would kneel
And for God's pity pray . . .
Madam, I saw you at the wheel
Of your new car today.
"The Homicide" by Robert W Service
We have rolled on life's journey,--how fast and how far!
One round of humanity's many-wheeled car,
But up-hill and down-hill, through rattle and rub,
Old, true Twenty-niners! we've stuck to our hub!
"Lines" by Oliver Wendell Holmes

In news:

There was no hand slippage on the wheel and that helped tremendously in a car as powerful and sensitive as this Mustang .
During the Wednesday traffic stop, Bigelow was cited for allowing an unlicensed driver behind the wheel of his car.
A Dora the Explorer guitar, dragster cars with small wheels and.
He was a fixture there, even though he never got behind the wheel of a race car.
In an effort to make managing the 20 section ranch more efficient, the boss bought Jake a Ranger, a four-wheel drive muscle car ATV.
Someone spotted the cop slumped over the steering wheel of his patrol car .
It's never too early to get behind the wheel of your dream car.
George Poteet from Memphis, TN steered his "Speed Demon" streamliner to a new FIA world record for the fastest ever wheel-driven, piston -engined car in history.
We have had a good response to our offer of giving away 2012 Wheels Reunion dash plaques and Wheels featured car window stickers for folks who have had their cars, trucks or bikes featured on this page.
Their cars ground frozen snow beneath unsure wheels, slid along Seventh Street, past Wal-Mart, past the after-holiday sales.
GM and Segway demonstrate an all-electric, two-wheeled urban prototype vehicle loaded with on-board electronics designed to avoid hitting other cars, people or other objects.
Antique pedal cars at America on Wheels.
These Dragster cars from Z Wind Ups contain small parts like a rubber traction band on the wheels, and have a choking hazard safety label "too small to read," according to PIRG.
The 93-year-old driver whose car recently struck and killed a woman in a Meijer parking lot is a good reminder to the rest of us to make sure our aging loved ones are not dangerous behind the wheel.
Make calls (where legal), send and receive text messages or stream music from your cell phone without ever taking your hands off the steering wheel with Motorola's stylish Roadster 2 universal Bluetooth in-car speakerphone.

In science:

In this example, a car is a vehicle with 4 seats, 4 doors and 4 wheels and a relatively small space for carrying luggage.
Towards an Intelligent Database System Founded on the SP Theory of Computing and Cognition
Sports cars often have 2 seats and 2 doors, some budget cars have 3 wheels, and a stretch limo may have many more seats and doors.
Towards an Intelligent Database System Founded on the SP Theory of Computing and Cognition
In a more fully-developed example, numbers of seats, doors and wheels would be unspecified at the level of ‘car’ and would be defined in subclasses like those that have been mentioned.
Towards an Intelligent Database System Founded on the SP Theory of Computing and Cognition
My capacity for alertness is limited: I cannot keep driving a car indefinitely without sleeping; after a time I will begin to have random neuron firings, eventually hallucinate, and finally fall asleep at the wheel.
Quantum randomness can be controlled by free will -a consequence of the before-before experiment
One observation is that the wheels of a moving car have a simple characteristic appearance - a dark outer ring corresponding to the tire, along with the off-white circle of the hubcap at the center.
Compression Rate Method for Empirical Science and Application to Computer Vision