wheelchair

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wheel·chair

 (wēl′châr′, hwēl′-)
n.
A chair mounted on large wheels, used primarily by people who cannot walk or have difficulty walking.

wheelchair

(ˈwiːlˌtʃɛə)
n
(Medicine) med a special chair mounted on large wheels, for use by invalids or others for whom walking is impossible or temporarily inadvisable

wheel•chair

(ˈʰwilˌtʃɛər, ˈwil-)

n.
a chair mounted on wheels for use by persons who cannot walk.
[1690–1700]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wheelchair - a movable chair mounted on large wheelswheelchair - a movable chair mounted on large wheels; for invalids or those who cannot walk; frequently propelled by the occupant
bath chair - a wheelchair usually pushed by an attendant, as at a spa
chair - a seat for one person, with a support for the back; "he put his coat over the back of the chair and sat down"
motorized wheelchair - a wheelchair propelled by a motor
Translations
عَرَبَة المِقْعَدين، عَرَبَة كُرْسيكُرْسِيٌّ بِعَجَلَات
invalidní vozík
rullestol
pyörätuolirullatuoli
invalidska kolica
kerekes széktolókocsitolószék
hjólastóll
車椅子
휠체어
stol na kolesih
rullstol
เก้าอี้เข็นสำหรับคนป่วยหรือคนพิการ
xe lăn

wheelchair

[ˈwiːltʃɛəʳ] Nsilla f de ruedas

wheelchair

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wheelchair

[ˈwiːlˌtʃɛəʳ] nsedia a rotelle

wheel

(wiːl) noun
1. a circular frame or disc turning on a rod or axle, on which vehicles etc move along the ground. A bicycle has two wheels, a tricycle three, and most cars four; a cartwheel.
2. any of several things similar in shape and action. a potter's wheel; He was found drunk at the wheel (= steering-wheel) of his car.
verb
1. to cause to move on wheels. He wheeled his bicycle along the path.
2. to (cause to) turn quickly. He wheeled round and slapped me.
3. (of birds) to fly in circles.
wheeled adjective
a wheeled vehicle.
-wheeled
a four-wheeled vehicle.
ˈwheelbarrow noun
a small carrier with one wheel at the front, and two legs and two handles at the back. He used a wheelbarrow to move the manure to the back garden.
ˈwheelchair noun
a chair with wheels, used for moving from place to place by invalids or those who cannot walk.
ˈwheelhouse noun
the shelter in which a ship's steering-wheel is placed.
ˈwheelwright noun
a craftsman who makes wheels.

wheelchair

كُرْسِيٌّ بِعَجَلَات invalidní vozík rullestol Rollstuhl αναπηρικό καροτσάκι silla de ruedas pyörätuoli chaise roulante invalidska kolica carrozzella 車椅子 휠체어 rolstoel rullestol wózek inwalidzki cadeira de rodas инвалидная коляска rullstol เก้าอี้เข็นสำหรับคนป่วยหรือคนพิการ tekerlekli sandalye xe lăn 轮椅

wheelchair

n. silla de ruedas.

wheelchair

n silla de ruedas; electric — silla de ruedas eléctrica; folding — silla de ruedas plegable; manual — silla de ruedas manual; motorized — silla de ruedas motorizada
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