nosewheel

[ nohz-hweel, -weel ]
/ ˈnoʊzˌʰwil, -ˌwil /

noun

the landing wheel under the nose of an aircraft.

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Origin of nosewheel

First recorded in 1930–35; nose + wheel
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British Dictionary definitions for nosewheel

nose wheel

noun

a wheel fitted to the forward end of a vehicle, esp the landing wheel under the nose of an aircraft
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