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Wheel·ing

 (wē′lĭng, hwē′-)
A city of northwest West Virginia in the Panhandle on the Ohio River southwest of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Settled in 1769, it was an important trading post on the Cumberland Road until the 1850s. Wheeling was the state capital from 1863 to 1870 and from 1875 to 1885.

wheeling

(ˈwiːlɪŋ)

wheel•ing

(ˈʰwi lɪŋ, ˈwi-)

n.
1. the act of a person who moves, travels, etc., on or as if on wheels.
2. a rotating or circular motion.
3. the condition of a road for travel by wheeled vehicles.
[1475–85]

Whee•ling

(ˈʰwi lɪŋ, ˈwi-)

n.
a city in N West Virginia, on the Ohio River. 43,070.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Wheeling - a city in the northern panhandle of West Virginia on the Ohio river
Mountain State, West Virginia, WV - a state in east central United States
2.wheeling - propelling something on wheelswheeling - propelling something on wheels  
actuation, propulsion - the act of propelling
Translations

wheeling

[ˈwiːlɪŋ] N wheeling and dealingtrapicheos mpl, chanchullos mpl

wheeling

[ˈwiːlɪŋ] n wheeling and dealingtraffici mpl
References in classic literature ?
It was the most mysterious and unaccountable thing that was ever heard of For a lame man to have got upon his legs without any previous notice, and walked off, would have been most extraordinary; but when it came to his wheeling a heavy barrow before him, by way of amusement, it grew positively miraculous.
The wheeling basket vomited its contents as it dropped.
The proposal provides for the formation of a new company in which existing Wheeling Pitt shareholders would receive one share of the new company's stock for each share of WPSC stock they hold and Esmark shareholders would receive 17.
Finally, we have consulted with some of the major lenders of Wheeling Pitt as recently as yesterday, including the lead creditor.