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wire wheel

[wahyuh r hweel, weel for 1; wahyuh r hweel, weel for 2] /ˈwaɪər ˌʰwil, ˌwil for 1; ˈwaɪər ˈʰwil, ˈwil for 2/
noun
1.
a wheellike brush having stiff wire bristles and used especially for finishing or cleaning metal.
2.
a wheel, as on a sports car, having wire spokes.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10
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British Dictionary definitions for wire-wheel

wire wheel

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