wheelhouse

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wheel·house

 (wēl′hous′, hwēl′-)Idiom:
in (one's) wheelhouse
1. In the area of one's greatest striking power: a fastball that was right in the batter's wheelhouse.
2. In line with one's interests or abilities: a movie script that is right in that actor's wheelhouse.
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wheelhouse

(ˈwiːlˌhaʊs)
n
(Nautical Terms) another term for pilot house
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pi•lot•house

(ˈpaɪ lətˌhaʊs)

n., pl. -hous•es (-ˌhaʊ zɪz)
an enclosed structure on the deck of a ship from which it can be navigated. Also called wheelhouse.
[1840–50, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wheelhouse - an enclosed compartment from which a vessel can be navigated
bridge deck, bridge - an upper deck where a ship is steered and the captain stands
compartment - a partitioned section, chamber, or separate room within a larger enclosed area
conning tower - an armored pilothouse on a warship
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Translations
كُشْك مُدير الدَّفّه على السَّفينَه
styrehus
kormányosfülke
stÿrishús
kormidelňa
dümen mahalli

wheelhouse

[ˈwiːlhaʊs] Ntimonera f, cámara f del timonel
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wheelhouse

hwiːlhaʊs] ntimonerie fwheelie-bin hwiːlibɪn] n (British)poubelle f à rouletteswheeling and dealing nmagouilles fplwheel trim nenjoliveur m
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wheelhouse

nRuderhaus nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

wheelhouse

[ˈwiːlˌhaʊs] n (Naut) → timoneria
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wheel

(wiːl) noun
1. a circular frame or disc turning on a rod or axle, on which vehicles etc move along the ground. A bicycle has two wheels, a tricycle three, and most cars four; a cartwheel.
2. any of several things similar in shape and action. a potter's wheel; He was found drunk at the wheel (= steering-wheel) of his car.
verb
1. to cause to move on wheels. He wheeled his bicycle along the path.
2. to (cause to) turn quickly. He wheeled round and slapped me.
3. (of birds) to fly in circles.
wheeled adjective
a wheeled vehicle.
-wheeled
a four-wheeled vehicle.
ˈwheelbarrow noun
a small carrier with one wheel at the front, and two legs and two handles at the back. He used a wheelbarrow to move the manure to the back garden.
ˈwheelchair noun
a chair with wheels, used for moving from place to place by invalids or those who cannot walk.
ˈwheelhouse noun
the shelter in which a ship's steering-wheel is placed.
ˈwheelwright noun
a craftsman who makes wheels.
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