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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
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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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References in classic literature ?
On the bridge a knot of men, indistinct and toiling, were making great efforts in the light of the wheelhouse windows that shone mistily on their heads and backs.
"Watch -- put in -- wheelhouse shutters -- glass -afraid -- blow in."
He leaned against the back of the wheelhouse, and Jukes walked up to him.
They take the dish up to the wheelhouse for him with a cover on it, and he shuts both the doors before he begins to eat.
For a quartermaster had entered the wheelhouse, and even while we had been speaking the pilot had taken possession of the bridge; as we descended, the tender left us with flying handkerchiefs and shrill good-bys; and as we bowed to Miss Werner on the promenade deck, there came a deep, slow throbbing underfoot, and our voyage had begun.
"The independent Synnovia directors believe that the Synnovia group has made sound investments in product development, geographic reach, production capacity and management capability in order to deliver long-term profitable growth," said Non-Executive Director Keith Butler Wheelhouse.
Visiting OGTC yesterday, UK Energy Minister Kwasi Kwarteng said the UK Government welcomes the initiative, while his Scottish counterpart, Paul Wheelhouse, said it was a "key element" of the energy transition".
Connectivity Minister Paul Wheelhouse said: "This has the added benefit that it'll result in the faster deployment of broadband across Scotland and a reduction in the disruption communities face during the roll-out itself."
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The Wheelhouse is ideally positioned for many different walking and cycling routes along the coast, an extensive range of watersports, golf courses and Bamburgh.
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It is our job to represent our readers and Scottish taxpayers, the vast majority of whom were unaware of either the grant or the meeting between Paul Wheelhouse and the firm.