a small, burning or itching swelling on the skin, as from a mosquito bite or from hives.
a wale or welt.
- Also weal .
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How to use wheal in a sentence
At wheal Alfred they have a 64-inch cylinder; the air-pump is 20 inches, and the stroke is half that of the engine.
The wheal Prosper 16-inch pole high-pressure expansive steam vacuum engine commenced its up-stroke with steam of 100 lbs.
Many other mines used them; one remained at work in Old wheal Damsel in 1860.
wheal Concord pumping engine, in 1827 had a similar air-pump.
The conversion of the other, a 63-inch low-pressure vacuum engine at wheal Gons, will be traced in this chapter.
British Dictionary definitions for wheal
a variant spelling of weal 1
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