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IngleseItaliano
wheel nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (on vehicle) (veicoli)ruota nf
 The wheels on the bus went round and round.
 Le ruote dell'autobus giravano e giravano.
wheel nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (steers a ship)timone nm
  ruota del timone nf
 The captain took the wheel.
 Il capitano prese il timone.
wheel nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (for steering a vehicle)volante, sterzo nm
 Karen indicated left and turned the wheel to steer the car into the narrow lane.
 Karen mise la freccia a sinistra e girò il volante per immettersi nello stretto vicolo.
 
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IngleseItaliano
wheel nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (round object, turns)ruota nt
 The wheel beside the mill was turning.
 La ruota accanto al mulino stava girando.
wheel nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (control of vehicle)volante nm
 The police tried to establish who was at the wheel at the time of the accident.
 La polizia cercò di stabilire chi fosse al volante al momento dell'incidente.
wheels nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." slang (car, transportation) (automobile)macchina nf
  (figurato: automobile)quattro ruote nfpl
 The teenager couldn't wait to get her own wheels.
 La ragazza non vedeva l'ora di avere la propria macchina.
wheel viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (turn on axis)ruotare, girare vi
 The Earth wheels about its axis.
 La Terra ruota intorno al proprio asse.
wheel [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (push [sth] on wheels) (veicoli con ruote)spingere vtr
 Steve wheeled the pushchair along the pavement.
 Steve spinse il passeggino sul marciapiede.
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Compound Forms/Forme composte
IngleseItaliano
at the wheel advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (driving)al volante
  al posto di guida
 Ernest was at the wheel when a pine tree fell across the road.
 Ernest era al volante quando sulla strada è caduto un pino.
at the wheel advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." figurative (in charge) (figurato: al comando)al timone
  al comando
behind the wheel advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (driving, in control of a vehicle)al volante avv
big wheel nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (fairground Ferris wheel)ruota panoramica nf
big wheel nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US, informal ([sb] important or powerful) (informale)pezzo grosso nm
castor wheel nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (roller underneath furniture)rotella nf
 My sofa is easy to move as it has castor wheels.
 Il mio divano è facile da spostare perché ha le rotelle.
catherine wheel (pyrotechnics)girandola
catherine wheel  (arch. Rosone)rosone nm
catherine wheel (ginnastica)ruota
Catherine wheel xx (type of firework)girandola nf
cog in the wheel,
cog in the machine
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
figurative (small part of a large system) (figurato)una rotella dell'ingranaggio nf
 He's just a cog in the wheel, not a leader.
 È solo una rotella dell'ingranaggio, non un dirigente.
color wheel (US),
colour wheel (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(chart showing color relationships)cerchio cromatico nm
diamond wheel mola diamantata
disk wheel ruota a disco
driving wheel ruota motrice
escape wheel nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (moving part of a timepiece)ruota di scappamento nf
 An escape wheel in a clock controls the speed of the hands.
 In un orologio la ruota di scappamento regola la velocità delle lancette.
Ferris wheel nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (wheel at a fairground)ruota panoramica nf
 The London Eye is one of the world's tallest Ferris wheels. You have a terrific view from the top of a Ferris wheel.
 La London Eye è una delle ruote panoramiche più alte del mondo. C'è una vista fantastica dall'alto di una ruota panoramica.
fifth wheel  (figurato: solo tra coppie)chi regge il moccolo
  (meccanica, veicoli)ralla nf
fly wheel volano nm
four-wheel quattro ruote adj
four-wheel drive nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (vehicle: SUV) (informale: veicolo)4x4 nm
 Drivers in rural areas need a four-wheel drive to cope with winter conditions.
 I conducenti nelle aree rurali hanno bisogno di una 4x4 per affrontare le condizioni climatiche invernali.
front-wheel a trazione anteriore
front-wheel drive nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (car: power to front wheels only) (autoveicoli)trazione anteriore nf
 Her new car's got front-wheel drive; it's a lot better on slippery roads than her old one was.
 La sua nuova macchina ha la trazione anteriore; se la strada è scivolosa, si guida molto meglio di quella che aveva prima.
gear wheel ruota dentata
great wheel ingranaggio di un orologio
grinding wheel mola nf
grinding wheel (wheel used for grinding)mola nf
measuring wheel nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (device for calculating length)ruota di misurazione nf
mill wheel (for driving mill)ruota idraulica del mulino nf
nose wheel nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (part of a plane's undercarriage) (aeronautica)carrello di prua, carrello anteriore nm
paddle wheel nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (wheel that propels a paddle boat) (navigazione)ruota a pale
paddle-wheel pala nf
paddle-wheel boat barca con ruote a pale nf
pinwheel,
Catherine wheel
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(firework)fuoco d'artificio a girandola nm
 The children were excited by the pinwheels in the fireworks show.
 I bambini erano entusiasti dei fuochi d'artificio a girandola dello spettacolo pirotecnico.
potter's wheel nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (spinning device used to shape pottery) (di vasaio)tornio nm
prayer wheel  (usato dai buddisti)ruota della preghiera nf
put a spoke in [sb]'s wheel v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." UK, informal, figurative (plan: ruin) (figurato: rovinare piani)mettere i bastoni tra le ruote a [qlcn] vtr
 Peter was planning to go away for the weekend, until the boss put a spoke in his wheel by giving him a load of work to get done by Monday morning.
rotifer,
wheel animalcule
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(tiny aquatic animal)rotiferi nmpl
roulette wheel nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (spinning part of roulette table)ruota della roulette nf
ship's wheel nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (helm: steering wheel of a sailing vessel)timone nm
spinning wheel nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (device for spinning fibre into yarn)filatoio nm
 As a child I had a spinning wheel to make yarn from wool.
 Da bambina avevo un filatoio per filare la lana.
steering wheel nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (control wheel of a vehicle) (automobile)volante nm
 È una macchina ultra-sportiva con un volante piccolissimo.
tail wheel rotino di coda
the wheel il corso, il ciclo nm
third wheel nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (odd person out among three people) (figurato: persona di troppo)terzo incomodo nm
two-wheel a due ruote
water wheel nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (rotating hydropower machine)mulino ad acqua nm
 In early cotton mills a water wheel was often used to generate electricity.
 Negli antichi filatoi un mulino ad acqua era spesso usato per generare elettricità.
wheel and axle (simple machine)carrucola nf
wheel and deal intrallazzare v
wheel base interasse nm
wheel lock bloccaggio delle ruote
wheel of fortune ruota della fortuna nm
wheel [sth] out,
wheel out [sth]
vtr + adv
(bring into view)portare fuori, spingere fuori, trascinare fuori, tirare fuori vtr
wheel [sb/sth] out,
wheel out [sb/sth]
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
(use to support argument) (figurato)tirare fuori vtr
wheel [sb/sth] out,
wheel out [sb/sth]
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
(present repeatedly)tirare fuori vtr
  continuare a tirare fuori vi
wheel parts parti della ruota
wheel-mounted montato su ruote
wheel-track interasse
wire wheel ruota a raggi di filo d'acciaio
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