wire wheel

[wahyuhr hweel, weel for 1; wahyuhr hweel, weel for 2]
a wheellike brush having stiff wire bristles and used especially for finishing or cleaning metal.
a wheel, as on a sports car, having wire spokes.


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wire wheel
1.  Compare disc wheel a wheel in which the rim is held to the hub by wire spokes, esp one used on a sports car
2.  a power-driven rotary wire brush for scaling or burnishing

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Example sentences
It has the optional wire wheel hubcaps, fender birds and tissue dispenser.
There can also be a wire wheel mounted on one side for special applications.
If large areas need to be planed, a circular sander or wire wheel grinder may
  be used.
Cleaning may be accomplished only by using hand chipping hammers, picks, and
  wire brushes or a mechanically powered wire wheel.
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