felloe


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fel·loe

 (fĕl′ō)
n.
Variant of felly.

felloe

(ˈfɛləʊ) or

felly

n, pl -loes or -lies
(Automotive Engineering) a segment or the whole rim of a wooden wheel to which the spokes are attached and onto which a metal tyre is usually shrunk
[Old English felge; related to Old High German felga, Middle Dutch velge, of unknown origin]

fel•loe

(ˈfɛl oʊ)

also felly



n.
the part of the rim of a wheel into which the outer ends of the spokes are inserted.
[before 900; Middle English felwe, Old English felg(e)]
felly, felloe - The felly or felloe is the exterior rim on a wheel or the section of rim supported by a spoke.
See also related terms for supported.

Felloe

Each segment of a ring of wood just inside the iron tire of a wagon wheel was called a felloe, Fellow, or Felly. Sometimes there were only two felloes per wheel, with each of them made of a long piece of wood bent into a semicircular shape. Other wheel designs used several shorter felloes per wheel, with each felloe being cut to shape rather than being bent.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Felloe - rim (or part of the rim) into which spokes are insertedfelloe - rim (or part of the rim) into which spokes are inserted
rim - the outer part of a wheel to which the tire is attached
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)
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