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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 ?
Presently she came to the top of a hill, down the side of which there was a road so narrow that the cart wheels always chafed the trees on each side as they passed.
The students also participated in stunts, jumps, kicks, punches, air spin, air twist, cart wheel, simple roll and fire roll.
Its flexibility is on par to a shoe heel or a shopping cart wheel.
Swanson says the company also worked with several designers to produce a shopping cart wheel that will not flat spot for up to five years.
Using an old cart wheel, Wichern crafted a wreath of four large white candles, with small red candles between them.
All he needed to do for the rest of his career for inspiration is to see that video again and again of Clarke's middle stumps going cart wheel with that in-swinger.
Three horse coats, three horse bridles and a wooden cart wheel were stolen.
To put it based on traditional Indian philosophies, the deeds you commit, whether good or bad, follow you like the cart wheel follows the ox.
Two patients from the Glenelg Anzac Hostel in white painted cart wheel hospital beds in the grounds of the hospital with a group of nurses and probably two visitors.