AskDefine | Define wheeling

The Collaborative Dictionary

Wheeling \Wheel"ing\, n. [1913 Webster]
The act of conveying anything, or traveling, on wheels, or in a wheeled vehicle. [1913 Webster]
The act or practice of using a cycle; cycling. [1913 Webster]
Condition of a road or roads, which admits of passing on wheels; as, it is good wheeling, or bad wheeling. [1913 Webster]
A turning, or circular movement. [1913 Webster]
Wheel \Wheel\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Wheeled; p. pr. & vb. n. Wheeling.] [1913 Webster]
To convey on wheels, or in a wheeled vehicle; as, to wheel a load of hay or wood. [1913 Webster]
To put into a rotatory motion; to cause to turn or revolve; to cause to gyrate; to make or perform in a circle. "The beetle wheels her droning flight." --Gray. [1913 Webster] Now heaven, in all her glory, shone, and rolled Her motions, as the great first mover's hand First wheeled their course. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

Word Net



1 a city in the northern panhandle of West Virginia on the Ohio river
2 propelling something on wheels [syn: rolling]



  1. present participle of wheel
Wheeling can refer to:

Places in the United States of America

Other uses

wheeling in German: Wheeling
wheeling in French: Wheeling (homonymie)
wheeling in Ido: Wheeling
wheeling in Italian: Wheeling
wheeling in Dutch: Wheeling
wheeling in Polish: Wheeling
wheeling in Finnish: Wheeling
wheeling in Swedish: Wheeling
wheeling in Volapük: Wheeling
wheeling in Chinese: 惠灵
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