English version

big wheel

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Outdoor
big wheelˌbig ˈwheel noun [countable] British English 🔊 🔊 big_wheel.jpg DLOa machine used in amusement parks, consisting of a very large upright wheel with seats hanging from it, that turns round slowly syn ferris wheel
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big wheelHe was a big wheel in Bucharest Securitate, Mr Manescu.A big wheel in local government.The big wheel came round our way.The big wheel had stopped with our chair rocking sweetly at the summit.
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