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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.
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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
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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]
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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"
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

cartwheel

[ˈkɑːrthwiːl] n
(= wheel) → roue f de charrette
(= movement) to turn a cartwheel [person] → faire la roue
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

cartwheel

[ˈkɑːtˌwiːl] n to turn a cartwheel (Sport) → fare la ruota
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
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References in classic literature ?
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.
He gave a shriek and dodged back, and a cartwheel shaved him narrowly.
In fact, their winning routine included round-offs, back handsprings, pyramids, cradles, partner stunts and cartwheels, often in a run.
Villarin said he came to the realization when he saw Ateneo middle blocker Maddie Madayag doing cartwheels with University of Santo Tomas captain Cherry Rondina after the end of the UAAP Season 81 women's volleyball finals.
He tells me that they love each other because they are both short and excellent at cartwheels. Until recently girls were every bit as repellent as dead slugs.
MARK WILLIAMS vowed to perform naked cartwheels if he repeats his stunning Betfred World Championship triumph next year - after stripping off in celebration of his victory on Monday night.
SNOOKER MARK WILLIAMS vowed to perform naked cartwheels if he repeats his stunning Betfred World Championship triumph next year - after stripping off in celebration of his victory on Monday night.
Kids learn forward rolls, backward rolls, handstands, cartwheels and bridges.
[U.S.A.], August 12 (ANI): Singer Britney Spears was recently left shaken after a fan went rogue, storming onto the stage and started doing cartwheels to get her attention.
"I did disco dancing from age nine to 10 but it was kind of like cartwheels across the floor, cartwheels back and then go home," she told BBC Breakfast.