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3 definitions found
 for cartwheel
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  cartwheel \cartwheel\ n.
     1. the type of wheel used on a cart; it typically has wooden
        spokes and a metal rim.
        [WordNet 1.5]
  
     2. an acrobatic maneuver in which the arms and legs are
        outstretched like the spokes of a wheel, and the body is
        turned sideways through one or more revolutions, by first
        touching the hands and then the feet to the ground, in
        rapid succession so as to mimic the rolling of a wheel; in
        the course of this feat, the person performing it is
        alternately upright and upside-down.
        [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]
  
     3. a silver dollar; a dollar made of silver. [Colloq.]
        [WordNet 1.5]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  cartwheel \cartwheel\ v. i. 1
     to perform a cartwheel[2].
  
     Syn: do cartwheels.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  cartwheel
      n 1: a wheel that has wooden spokes and a metal rim
      2: acrobatic revolutions with the body turned sideways and the
         arms and legs outstretched like the spokes of a wheel
      3: a dollar made of silver [syn: silver dollar, cartwheel]
      v 1: do cartwheels: perform an acrobatic movement using both
           hands and feet

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