wire-wheel

wire wheel

[wahyuhr hweel, weel for 1; wahyuhr hweel, weel 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:
1905–10

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wire wheel
 
n
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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