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cart·wheel

 (kärt′wēl′, -hwēl′)
n.
A handspring in which the body turns over sideways with the arms and legs spread like the spokes of a wheel.
intr.v. cart·wheeled, cart·wheel·ing, cart·wheels
To execute a cartwheel.

cartwheel

(ˈkɑːtˌwiːl)
n
1. the wheel of a cart, usually having wooden spokes and metal tyres
2. (Gymnastics) an acrobatic movement in which the body makes a sideways revolution supported on the hands with arms and legs outstretched
3. slang US a large coin, esp the silver dollar

cart•wheel

(ˈkɑrtˌʰwil, -ˌwil)
n.
1. an acrobatic movement in which the upright body wheels sideways, landing first on the hands and then on the feet.
2. Slang. any large coin.
v.i.
3. to perform cartwheels.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cartwheel - a wheel that has wooden spokes and a metal rim
cart - a heavy open wagon usually having two wheels and drawn by an animal
spoke, wheel spoke, radius - support consisting of a radial member of a wheel joining the hub to the rim
wagon tire - a metal hoop forming the tread of a wheel
wheel - a simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines)
2.cartwheel - acrobatic revolutions with the body turned sideways and the arms and legs outstretched like the spokes of a wheel
acrobatic feat, acrobatic stunt - a stunt performed by an acrobat
3.cartwheel - a dollar made of silvercartwheel - a dollar made of silver    
dollar - a United States coin worth one dollar; "the dollar coin has never been popular in the United States"
Verb1.cartwheel - do cartwheels: perform an acrobatic movement using both hands and feet
wheel, wheel around - change directions as if revolving on a pivot; "They wheeled their horses around and left"
Translations
إنْقِلابٌ، جانِبِيَّهدولاب عَرَبَةُ نَقْلٍ
hvězdakolo od vozupřemet stranou
møllehjulvognhjul
cigánykerékkocsikerék
hliîarstökk; òaî aî fara á handahlaupumvagn- eîa kerruhjól
koleso na vozepremet stranou
araba tekerliğiyan takla

cartwheel

[ˈkɑːtwiːl] N
1. (= wheel) → rueda f de carro
2. (Gymnastics) → voltereta f lateral, rueda f
to do or turn a cartwheeldar una voltereta lateral, hacer la rueda

cartwheel

[ˈkɑːrthwiːl] n
(= wheel) → roue f de charrette
(= movement) to turn a cartwheel [person] → faire la roue

cartwheel

[ˈkɑːtˌwiːl] n to turn a cartwheel (Sport) → fare la ruota

cart

(kaːt) noun
1. a two-wheeled (usually horse-drawn) vehicle for carrying loads. a farm cart.
2. (American) a small wheeled vehicle pushed by hand, for carrying groceries, golf clubs etc.
verb
1. to carry (in a cart). He carted the manure into the field.
2. to carry. I don't want to cart this luggage around all day.
ˈcartwheel noun
1. a wheel of a cart.
2. a sideways somersault.
References in classic literature ?
He gave a shriek and dodged back, and a cartwheel shaved him narrowly.
Hannah spoke only when spoken to, instead of first, last, and all the time; Hannah at fourteen was a member of the church; Hannah liked to knit; Hannah was, probably, or would have been, a pattern of all the smaller virtues; instead of which here was this black-haired gypsy, with eyes as big as cartwheels, installed as a member of the household.
Joseph is here,' I answered, catching opportunely the roll of his cartwheels up the road; 'and Heathcliff will come in with him.
She waited for some time without hearing anything more: at last came a rumbling of little cartwheels, and the sound of a good many voices all talking together: she made out the words:
Swiftly the light gathered itself together, painted for an instant the faces and the cartwheels and the bullocks' horns as red as blood.
Cartwheel Foundation, Virlanie Foundation and Microventures Foundation are streamlining business processes, improving reporting both internally and with donors and gaining better insight into their organizations to help focus on their core missions.
A cartwheeling flight is a combination of behaviors that involve the aerial locking of the talons of two raptors, known as "talon-grappling" or "talon-locking" followed by a downward mutual rotation around a central axis similar to a cartwheel (Simmons and Mendelsohn 1993, Farquhar et al.
Rooney, meanwhile, " dedicated his cartwheel celebration after sealing England's victory on Tuesday to eldest son Kai.
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As reported in June, Phoenix, Arizona, resident Dianne Barker, 65, often attended public council meetings advocating for traveling without cars to promote a healthy lifestyle, and would always end her remarks with a cartwheel.
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You have to land the first cartwheel on one foot, so I have to have a lot of balance.