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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.
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:
'Joseph is here,' I answered, catching opportunely the roll of his cartwheels up the road; 'and Heathcliff will come in with him.
Swiftly the light gathered itself together, painted for an instant the faces and the cartwheels and the bullocks' horns as red as blood.
Ever since Ashley Jones of Hoffman Estates learned to do a cartwheel at the age of 7, her world turned upside down.
'I didn't saw the volleyball and soccer games live but when I watched a few YouTube clips later I saw a video of Sisi Rondina doing a cartwheel with Maddie and I thought that the UAAP is a community first before it's a competition,' said Villarin Friday at Ateneo de Manila University.
Also showcased are Cartwheel pennies, and a sign from Kinneil House, Bo'ness, where James Watt developed his prototype steam engine.
The former ballroom champion criticised Johnny for doing a cartwheel in his performance last Sunday, which earned him a total of 19 points.
As Recode notes, mobile payment features are expected to be integrated into Target's existing applications, but the retailer hasn't specified whether it will be on its Cartwheel app or the main Target application.
New this year, Target's guests could take advantage of pre-sale deals in stores via Cartwheel, resulting in the biggest day ever for new users of the savings app.
NEW YORK: Target Corp is rolling out Cartwheel, a service that combines social networking and discounts, the latest attempt by a U.S.