New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: -wheel · wheels · heel · wheeled · wheeler · reheel · wheeze · -wheeled · -wheeler · cogwheel
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wheel

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noun
1 noun on vehicle etcroth masc3  c m ubicycle wheel roth rothair 2 noun steering equipment in vehicleroth masc3  c m uwe all took turns at the wheel roinneamar an tiomáint eadrainn take the wheel téigh ar an roth, téigh ar an stiúir, tiomáin get behind the wheel téigh taobh thiar den roth, téigh ar an stiúir, tiomáin at the wheel ar an roth, ar an stiúirI fell asleep at the wheel thit mé i mo chodladh agus mé ag tiomáint
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3 noun NAUT steering equipment in boatstiúir fem5  c m uroth stiúrachroth stiúrtha  c m u 4 noun waterwheelroth masc3  c m uroth uisceroth muilinn 5 noun in machine or watchroth masc3  c m u 6 noun FOOD of cheeseroth masc3  c m uroth cáise 7 noun (metaphorical) of system or organisationthe wheels of justice an córas dlí, an próiseas dlíthe wheels of government turn slowly meileann muilte an Rialtais go mall 8 noun on furniture etcroth masc3  c m uroithlín masc4  c m u 9 noun CRAFT used by potterroth masc3  c m uroth criadóra 10 noun for playing rouletteroth masc3  c m u 11 noun (in games) spinner with numbers etcroth masc3  c m ucaiseal masc1  c m u 12 noun COMP on mouseroth masc3  c m u
verb
13 verb push sth on wheels TRANSITIVEbrúigh verb  c m usáigh verb  c m uwheeling a pram ag brú pramwheeling a wheelbarrow ag sá bara rothathey wheeled me into A&E bhrúigh siad isteach san A&E mé, tugadh isteach go A&E mé ar thralaí 14 verb turn sharply INTRANSITIVEiompaigh verb  c m utiontaigh verb  c m ucas verb  c m ufaoileáil verb  c m uthe army wheeled north during the night thiontaigh an t-arm ó thuaidh le linn na hoícheone group wheeled and went to Dublin chas grúpa amháin agus chuaigh siad go Baile Átha Cliath
phrases

to break sb on the wheel

HIST he was broken on the wheel rinneadh é a bhriseadh ar an roth, rinneadh é a rothbhriseadh

to be broken on the wheel of sth

the people's spirit is broken on the wheel of unemployment tá spiorad na ndaoine scriosta ag an dífhostaíocht

fifth wheel

éan cuideáinéan corrduine gan iarraidh

to keep the wheels turning

coinneáil leis an obairan seó a choinneáil ar an mbótharan tine a choimeád lasta

on wheels

informal den scoththis is poetry on wheels seo filíocht agus eireaball uirthi, seo filíocht ar fiú filíocht a thabhairt uirthithe course was boredom on wheels ní raibh sa chúrsa ach leadrán ó thús deireadh

to set the wheels in motion

(also

to set the wheels turning

) tús a chur le rudaíbonn a chur faoi chúrsaírudaí a thionscnamh

the wheels come off sth

the wheels came off that business thit an tóin as an ngnó sin

to wheel and deal

pejorative bheith ag scéiméireachtbheith ag cúbláil

wheeling and dealing

pejorative scéiméireachtcúbláil

wheels within wheels

there were wheels within wheels in this affair bhí an scéal seo thar a bheith casta

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