Translation of wheel in Spanish:


rueda, n.

Pronunciation /(h)wil/ /wiːl/

See Spanish definition of rueda


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    • 1.1(of vehicle)

      rueda feminine
      to run on oiled wheels ir / marchar sobre ruedas
      • to set / put (the) wheels in motion poner las cosas en marcha
      • In stand-by configuration, the vehicle's front wheels deploy to the ground like a jet plane landing gear to increase longitudinal stability.
      • I heard the doors close and saw little in the dimmed light, but I heard an engine starting and wheels moving along the ground.
      • In addition, there is, he says, the physical damage caused by tractor wheels and by vehicles moving onto verges on narrow roads.
      • He bravely took position behind the wheels to move the vehicle and save it from further abuse at the hands of the law.
      • The builders did not have the use of wheels or pulleys for moving or lifting loads.
      • Papers twirled about effortlessly and left their posts gliding to the ground and crumpling beneath the wheels of my haphazard vehicle.
      • The sky above her, the wheels below her, barely touching the ground.
      • The wheel automatically moves away from the driver when the ignition key is removed and returns when the ignition is switched on.
      • The rumbling beneath me is suddenly silenced as the wheels leave the ground.
      • For example, a passenger aircraft can have a ‘vulnerability’ such as a landing wheel very slightly below pressure, or an entire wing off.
      • When rolling down, rotate your wrists forward to keep the front wheel grounded.
      • To hold the door at a convenient height, clamp a small board to the track above and below a wheel.
      • Ideally the rear wheel moves about a foot sideways, and you go seamlessly from moving at a mild angle on the kerb to moving straight ahead down the street.
      • They are simply just new ways of scrolling with out moving the scroll wheel.
      • After dividing the rest of the load between the three smaller vans, he drove the fork-lift up the ramp into his vehicle and clamped the wheels.
      • Small hard, non-pneumatic wheels on forklift vehicles and other equipment often place great stress on any unsupported edges.
      • Council staff undertaking absolutely necessary visits to farms or farmland would disinfect footwear and the wheels of vehicles on entering and leaving.
      • The latter device has a flat wheel with a set of perpendicular fins which protrude into the soil.
      • The wreckage is also likely to be examined to see if there was any mechanical failure with a particular focus on brakes and wheels.
      • Procar is negotiating a number of agreements for the supply of control components, including the wheels, brake pads and suspension items.

    • 1.2potter's wheel

      torno masculine

    • 1.3roulette wheel

      ruleta feminine

    • 1.4(in torture)

      the wheel la rueda

  • 2steering wheel

    (of car) volante masculine
    (of ship) timón masculine
    at the wheel al volante
    • there is now a new director at the wheel ahora hay un nuevo director al timón
    • to take the wheel tomar el volante
    • Discrete buttons mounted behind the wheel give you fingertip control over the gearbox.
    • This is a car that lives by its 7,000 rpm redline and brings out the devil in whoever sits behind the wheel.
    • Put it on a motorway and you could happily sit behind the wheel and watch the miles waft past.
    • Overall, drivers feel safer and more secure behind the wheel of a town car.
    • Mr Cantwell introduces the TV ad while sitting behind the wheel of a jeep.
    • On Sunday, 10 April, Giancarlo Fisichella will take the wheel of his Renault F1 car on the streets of the Italian capital!
    • He put his hands behind his head, and told Kaine to take the wheel.
    • Jesse Allen sat behind the wheel of his SUV, happy anxiety flooding his system.
    • There is far less vibration transmitted through the wheel and steering has a more precise feel.
    • Besides, he needed a break from the helm and her brother had volunteered to take the wheel.
    • It has the specs to strike fear in the hearts of other supercar owners, but my experience behind the wheel was rather disappointing.
    • Myrtle was instantly killed, but Daisy kept going before she past out and Gatsby was forced to take the wheel and drive home.
    • The ability to get the wheel motors and control each wheel from a braking, steering and accelerating standpoint.
    • It felt could to have control every once and a while; to take the wheel.
    • A motorist caught behind the wheel of his company car just three days after being banned for drink driving was more than four times over the limit.
    • Gamers will be able to take the wheel of some of the most exclusive high-performance vehicles, all with realistic damage modelling.
    • While city streets are best seen from the plush interiors of hired limos, the open road is where you take the wheel yourself and go your own way.
    • A week behind the wheel proved it to be a good solid crossover SUV with a firm and quiet ride, as good as anything in the segment.
    • Snag Drum has one of his sick headaches, so his son, fifteen-year-old Ivanhoe, sits behind the wheel of the station wagon.
    • Women who ventured to take the wheel were the focus of derogatory reporting in the motor press such as Autocar.
  • 3 informal wheels plural

    coche masculine
  • 4British

    conversión feminine
    to make a left wheel hacer conversión a la izquierda

transitive verb

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    (bicycle/wheelchair) empujar
    (person) (en silla de ruedas etc) llevar
    she wheeled in the dessert trolley trajo el carrito de los postres
    • Others recalled spotting the attractive brunette in the village post office buying sweets for her children, wheeling her youngest daughter, who was two, in a pushchair.
    • All sorts of people take part in the hour-long walks, from pensioners to young mums wheeling buggies to those who want some human company while taking the dog for a walk.
    • On an unseasonally nippy May Tuesday, two women, a man and a young girl wheeling a baby's buggy, set about cracking open the votes in Kinsealy.
    • While a group of nurses wheeled the young woman into a hospital room, Dresers noticed that the woman's eyelids were fluttering.
    • In the observation room of the Angel Grove Hospital two nurses and one doctor wheeled a young man in to have X-rays taken.
    • As the young orderly wheeled me to my brother's hospital room, on one weekday evening, I had time to think.
    • The patient had received large doses of narcotic pain medication, and my partner and I were wheeling him through the hospital on our stretcher while carrying on a conversation with him.
    • First off, knowing what I know now, this man should have been wheeled into the Operating Room straight from Casualty for Emergency Surgery.
    • In just a few minutes, a medical team comes together, and doctors and paramedics take up their stations as the patient is wheeled into the operation theatre.
    • The surgery on Maria Teresa and Maria de Jesus Quiej-Alvarez began about six hours after they were wheeled into the operating theatre.
    • As soon as the child falls asleep due to the medication, he or she is wheeled into the operation theatre.
    • I wasn't wheeled into the operating-theatre with the wrong name strapped to my wrist.
    • As Amanda was wheeled into the operating theatre she believed she was going to die and began to cry.
    • Here I was being wheeled in the operating room for a serious procedure on my right knee.
    • Patients being wheeled to operating theatres for surgery are at risk, particularly if they are on a drip or a feed.
    • About the time I was being wheeled off on a stretcher into the operating theater, it suddenly occurred to me that I had no control whatsoever.
    • I wondered if this little boy could speak any English, when I saw the same young boy I'd seen at the elevators be wheeled into the room.
    • The door opened and two orderlies wheeled in a bed carrying a sheet-shrouded form.
    • Very often these precious children are carried into these death traps in carry cots or wheeled in, in prams.
    • The team flew into action, wheeling Martin through the swinging double doors and into the operating bay.
    • A man wheeling his shopping cart through a toy store pulls up short in front of a huge box on a shelf.
    • The 33-year-old nearly knocked over an elderly man who was wheeling his bike across the road as he drove away from the pursuing patrol car.
    • The most likely explanation for Harry's disappearance was that he had slipped out of the gate when I was wheeling my bike into the garden after a longish lunch in town.
    • The lady of the wheel did not apparently feel it incumbent on her to ring her bell, but succeeded in running against the other lady, and wheeling the cycle over her foot.
    • I wheeled the cart into the store; there was a clerk by the seed section, and I asked if they carried any Moneywort seed.
    • Later, men wheeled a first-aid cart down the street, to bandage the wounded, and it wasn't like paint at all.
    • The kids start to wheel their bikes down the road.
    • But after explaining about her incredible journey, Ms Lee was allowed to wheel her trusty bike into the park to take some triumphant photos.
    • A moment later, he came around the building, wheeling a bike forward, one hand on seat, another on the steering wheel.
    • The guy wheeling the cart left the room and class resumed.
    • Several nurses bustled around wheeling carts of medicine or copying data from the displays into notebooks.
    • Jack is wheeling the hay cart in as Grandad and I head back through the stable.
    • I used to joke in the shows that the declining power of New Zealand men came about when they started wheeling suitcases on those sad little wheels.
    • Other news across America: In Boston, police are looking for two men caught on surveillance tape wheeling an ATM machine out of a convenience store.
    • Mr Rose James F Frad of Wilton Avenue, Chiswick Lane, was summoned for wheeling a bicycle on the footpath.
    • He's barely wheeled his scooter out of the side gate before I'm leaning precariously out of the bedroom window scanning the street for speeding cars, rabid dogs and men with pockets full of puppies.
    • The lady in white wheeled my mother out of the visitors' lounge and across the lobby, with my father and me following along behind.
    • And I wheeled it out of the garage to Grease theme music.
    • Traffic police in Wiltshire are urging motorcyclists to ensure they take extra care on the roads as they wheel their machines out at the start of the season.
    • Bauer wheels the combat craft on a dime, pointing the bow to the shore.

intransitive verb

  • 1also wheel aroundalso British wheel round

    (turn suddenly)
    (person) girar sobre sus talones
    (person) darse media vuelta
    (person) volverse
    • She wheeled around quickly and saw a young boy, maybe 11, holding onto the reigns of a young foal.
    • Credo pulled his horse up and wheeled around quickly to look behind him, where Erial pointed.
    • Hearing a slight noise to her left, she wheeled round again and stormed along the corridor, cursing Brunton's obsession with mazes.
    • He swore as he bent low over the bars, angrily straining on the pedals, gathering speed as he wheeled round the corner and into the drive.
    • Andy wheeled round and stamped back towards us until he was face to face with the suspicious rebel.
    • Then, just as quickly, his expression returned to hard resolve as he wheeled around to face the large windows in front of him.
    • On his balcony, Khaiber wheeled around and tried to squeeze off a few frames of an aircraft roaring overhead.
    • Instead there was a ragbag of patients from all strata of society being wheeled around looking rather forlorn.
    • On to Redlands Quarry where oystercatchers wheeled around gantries and mountains of gravel.
    • Matt wheeled around and stormed back up the stairs.
    • Creighton wheeled around and almost lost his balance.
    • Realizing this, she wheeled around and threw her aching, exhausted legs into a run, stopping only to throw herself into Alain's arms.
    • Mr. Beaumont wheeled around and stared directly at Mathias.
    • I wheeled around and found myself face to face with Lily.
    • He wheeled around, dragging Gabrielle with him down the hall.
    • Mrs. Lopez wheeled around and whispered something in Eddie's ear.
    • With an incredible burst of speed, Jack passed up the Frisbee, grabbed it, wheeled around and threw it back at Sam.
    • Kenneth wheeled around and stared at his brother with intense eyes.
    • The man wheeled around to face her, glaring coldly.
    • Sitara wheeled around in surprise, to come face to face with Rolan Snow.
  • 2British

    hacer conversión
    cambiar de frente
  • 3

    dar vueltas
    (birds) revolotear
    • In the distance I could see the birds wheeling and diving into the clear blue waters of the Gulf.
    • As he approached the towers a salty breeze whipped against his skin, A few birds circled overhead, wheeling absently in fatigue above the barren lands.
    • Barrel rolls, loops and dives featured as the three aircraft wheeled gracefully over the expanse of Sydney Harbour.
    • Wander among the trees at sunset, with the birds wheeling and whistling overhead, and see if you don't hear the sound of children laughing.
    • A light aircraft wheeled in a window of blue sky, then disappeared and tranquillity returned.
    • Throughout the prayers, a group of fascinating birds were wheeling and dipping above our heads as if they were on some kind of ornithological whirlwind tour of the airwaves surrounding the Temple Mount.
    • The conversation continued for a few more seconds, and then the birds started wheeling away.
    • The birds are wheeling in flight over the islands and it really is a fantastic spectacle.
    • And instead to walk with Angus to Ruadh Dearg where waves curled and crashed and lathered the rocks, where birds wheeled and screeched among the cliffs.
    • Above him, sea birds wheeled and called and although he couldn't see a beach, he could hear the gentle wash of waves on the shore.
    • Day by day the distance covered varies but on the toughest section competitors run almost 50 miles with only other runners and eagles wheeling high above for company.
    • The helicopter wheeled away, dragging a Kendal mountain rescuer, who was still dangling from its cable, with it.
    • Mother Nature is bountiful: golden eagles wheel, harriers swoop, otters play.
    • For a quarter of an hour they wheeled and circled, rose and sank and effortlessly rose again as the thermal draughts supported them.
    • Gulls wheeled and screamed over the first slug of spawning candlefish.
    • Curlews wheeled with gulls, rooks, and a busy jet or two.
    • As gannets wheeled and dived into the blue-green waters, Muiris scattered most of the ashes over the sea.
    • Other cases are shots of birds wheeling overhead, or dog teams riding, or kayak trips, or cleaning blubber that are all too long.
    • Turkey Vultures wheeled over the highway; another flapped awkwardly against the cool air.
    • Dozens of swifts wheel in and out through a 2-foot square hole high in the wall.