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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
References in classic literature ?
But they say now he'll be crippled for life--have to go around on crutches, or in a wheel-chair.
Addressing the 8th wheel-chair cricket tournament ceremony here on Wednesday, she said it is collective responsibility of entire nation to keep the people with disabilities live a normal life.
Mansour Al-Sarheed, the head of the Kuwaiti team to the championship, told KUNA by telephone that the Kuwaiti champion Ahmad Naqa Al-Mutairi won three gold medals in the paralympic wheel-chair competition for 100 m, 200 m and 800 m categories.
Rakan Baziyeed, a handicapped wheel-chair trainer, thanked the prince and the organizers for the celebrations and said such programs were an opportunity for the disabled to mingle with society and boost their confidence.
These include provision of 179 escalators and 400 lifts at A-1 and other major stations, affixing Braille stickers indicating the layout of coaches including toilets, provision of wheel chairs and battery operated vehicles at more stations and making coaches wheel-chair friendly.
Uttecht, the first wheel-chair bowler as well as the first person chosen in the Pioneer category since 2008, blazed a trail for wheel-chair bowlers everywhere and is regarded as the most accomplished such bowler in the sport's history.
When I first started out, I could barely push my wheel-chair," she recalls.
Lucy was in hospital for three months and left brain-damaged, wheel-chair bound and partially sighted by the condition.
Activities Officer Roger Pierce said: "We want our walks programme to be as inclusive as possible, so finding suitable walks for wheel-chair users and young mothers pushing prams or buggies has been a priority for us.
A year later, the Protection Office bought a wheel-chair accessible car to transport disabled students along with their wheel chairs across campus, and particularly from upper to lower campus and vice versa.
Anne is a qualified solicitor and also a wheel-chair user who has a wealth of knowledge about disabilities.