car wheel

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Noun1.Car wheel - a wheel that has a tire and rim and hubcapcar wheel - a wheel that has a tire and rim and hubcap; used to propel the car
fifth wheel, spare - an extra car wheel and tire for a four-wheel vehicle
hub - the central part of a car wheel (or fan or propeller etc) through which the shaft or axle passes
hubcap - cap that fits over the hub of a wheel
automotive vehicle, motor vehicle - a self-propelled wheeled vehicle that does not run on rails
pneumatic tire, pneumatic tyre - a tire made of reinforced rubber and filled with compressed air; used on motor vehicles and bicycles etc
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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THE family of a girl killed by a runaway car wheel have said they will donate her organs to save others.
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TWO BBC presenters had to be watched over by a pair of first-aiders as they changed a car wheel, a spokeswoman has confirmed.
BBC presenters had to be watched over by two first-aiders as they changed a car wheel, a spokeswoman confirmed yesterday.
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