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nosewheel

[nohz-hweel, -weel]
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noun
  1. 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 nose wheel

nose wheel

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