handwheel

[hand-hweel, -weel]
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noun

a wheel, as a valve wheel, turned by hand.

Nearby words

  1. handstitch,
  2. handstroke,
  3. handwarmer,
  4. handwash,
  5. handweaving,
  6. handwork,
  7. handwoven,
  8. handwringing,
  9. handwrite,
  10. handwriting

Origin of handwheel

First recorded in 1930–35; hand + wheel

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