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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpinwheelpin‧wheel /ˈpɪnwiːl/ noun [countable]  American EnglishTBBTA a toy consisting of a stick with curved pieces of plastic at the end which turn around when they are blown syn windmill British English
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pinwheelSlice the dough into 9,12, or 18 pinwheels.The breezes are like a puff of air on a pinwheel.He remembers selling balloons, pinwheels, and fireman hats to eager youngsters.Overheada bright pinwheel of paper lanterns had been strung from the trees to the gold-leafed weathervane on the bandstand roof.She made pinwheels of the whirling stars that had driven many a man mad.
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