Wheel Refers Facts

Wheel Refers Facts: A hubcap, wheel cover or wheel trim is a decorative disk on an automobile wheel that covers at least a central portion of the wheel, called the hub.


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Wheel Refers Fact: A train wheel or rail wheel is a type of wheel specially designed for use on rail tracks.


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Facts about Wheel Refers: The penny-farthing, also known as a high wheel, high wheeler and ordinary, is a type of bicycle with a large front wheel and a much smaller rear wheel.


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Fact about Wheel Refers: The Big Six wheel, also known simply as The Big Six or Wheel of Fortune, is an unequal game of chance, played using a large vertical wheel that can be spun.


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Wheel Refers Information: In the Whyte notation for describing steam locomotive wheel arrangement, a 2-8-6 is a locomotive with a two-wheel leading truck, eight driving wheels, and a six-wheel trailing truck.


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Information about Wheel Refers: A bicycle wheel is a wheel, most commonly a wire wheel, designed for a bicycle.


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Wheel Refers Facts: The leading wheel or leading axle or pilot wheel of a steam locomotive is an unpowered wheel or axle located in front of the driving wheels.


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Wheel Refers Fact: The breaking wheel, also known as the Catherine wheel or simply the wheel, was a torture device used for capital punishment from antiquity into early modern times for public execution by breaking the criminal's bones/bludgeoning him to death.


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Facts about Wheel Refers: A ship's wheel or boat's wheel is used to change course.


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Fact about Wheel Refers: Wheel 2000 is a children's version of the American game show Wheel of Fortune.


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Wheel Refers Information: The Wheel of Brisbane is a Bussink R60 transportable Ferris wheel installation in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.


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Information about Wheel Refers: A 4-4-4-4 steam locomotive, in the Whyte notation for describing locomotive wheel arrangements, has a four-wheel leading truck, two sets of four driving wheels, and a four-wheel trailing truck.


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Wheel Refers Facts: A Ferris wheel, named after George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr., is a nonbuilding structure consisting of a rotating upright wheel with multiple passenger-carrying components attached to the rim in such a way that as the wheel turns, they are kept upright, usually by gravity.


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Wheel Refers Fact: In the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotive wheel arrangement, a 2-6-6-4 is a locomotive with a two-wheel leading truck, two sets of six driving wheels, and a four-wheel trailing truck.


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Facts about Wheel Refers: In the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives by wheel arrangement, a 4-8-8-4 is a locomotive with a four-wheel leading truck, two sets of eight driving wheels, and a four-wheel trailing truck.


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Fact about Wheel Refers: The AAR wheel arrangement system is a method of classifying locomotive wheel arrangements that was developed by the Association of American Railroads.


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Wheel Refers Information: A fish wheel is a device for catching fish which operates much as a water-powered mill wheel.


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Information about Wheel Refers: In rail transport, a wheel arrangement or wheel configuration is a system of classifying the way in which wheels are distributed under a locomotive.


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Wheel Refers Facts: A 2-4-6-2 steam locomotive, in the Whyte notation for describing locomotive wheel arrangements, has a two-wheel leading truck, one set of four driving wheels, one set of six driving wheels, and a two-wheel trailing truck.


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Wheel Refers Fact: Four-wheel drive, 4×4, 4WD, and AWD is a form of drivetrain most commonly capable of providing power to all wheel ends of a two-axled vehicle simultaneously.


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Facts about Wheel Refers: Six-wheel drive is an all-wheel drive drivetrain configuration of three axles with at least two wheels on each axle capable of being driven simultaneously by the vehicle's engine.


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Fact about Wheel Refers: On a steam locomotive, a driving wheel is a powered wheel which is driven by the locomotive's pistons.


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Wheel Refers Information: On a steam locomotive, a trailing wheel or trailing axle is generally an unpowered wheel or axle located behind the driving wheels.


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Information about Wheel Refers: A grinding wheel is an expendable wheel that is composed of an abrasive compound used for various grinding and abrasive machining operations.


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Wheel Refers Facts: A grinding dresser or wheel dresser is a tool to dress the surface of a grinding wheel.


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Wheel Refers Fact: A lug nut or wheel nut is a fastener, specifically a nut, used to secure a wheel on a vehicle.


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Facts about Wheel Refers: Mickey's Fun Wheel is a 160-foot tall which also features both sliding and fixed gondolas, Mickey's Fun Wheel has a large Mickey Mouse face at its center.


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Fact about Wheel Refers: In Whyte notation, a 4-2-4 is a steam locomotive that has a four-wheel leading truck, one powered driving axle and a four-wheel unpowered trailing truck.


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Wheel Refers Information: Tip jet refers to the jet nozzles at the tip of some helicopter rotor blades, to spin the rotor, much like a Catherine wheel firework.


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Information about Wheel Refers: The terms wheel series and wheel show are applied in the broadcast television industry to television series in which two or more regular programs are rotated in the same time slot.


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Wheel Refers Facts: The Wheel of time or wheel of history is a concept found in several religious traditions and philosophies, notably religions of Indian origin such as Hinduism and Buddhism, which regard time as cyclical and consisting of repeating ages.


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Wheel Refers Fact: In the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives by wheel arrangement, a 2-8-8-0 is a locomotive with a two-wheel leading truck, two sets of eight driving wheels, and no trailing truck.


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Facts about Wheel Refers: A thermal wheel, also known as a rotary heat exchanger, or rotary air-to-air enthalpy wheel, or heat recovery wheel, is a type of energy recovery heat exchanger positioned within the supply and exhaust air streams of an air-handling system or in the exhaust gases of an industrial process, in order to recover the heat energy.


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Fact about Wheel Refers: The term custom wheel refers to the wheels of a vehicle which have either been modified from the vehicle manufacturer's standard or have replaced the manufacturer's standard.


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Wheel Refers Information: Rail Wheel Factory {} is a manufacturing unit of Indian Railways, producing wheels, axles and wheel sets of railroad wagons, coaches and locomotives for the use of Indian Railways and overseas customers is situated at Yelahanka, Bangalore in the Indian state of Karnataka.


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Information about Wheel Refers: A wheel chandelier is a lighting installment, in the form of a chandelier hanging from the ceiling in the form of a spoked wheel.


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