Big wheel

Big wheel may refer to:

* — a big shot; a person of great importance.
* Big Wheel, a type of tricycle.
* Michigan logging wheels, also called Big wheels, large wagon wheels used in logging
* A Ferris wheel, commonly called a "big wheel" in the United Kingdom
* Ding Dong snack cakes, also marketed under the brand name "Big Wheel"
*Fisher's Big Wheel, a defunct department store chain based in Pennsylvania
* Big Six wheel, a game of chance often played in casinos
* Big Wheel antenna, a three loop, omni directional aerial for horizontal polarization

;In music:
*"The BigWheel Band (Powerpop/rock) Milwaukee, WI
*"Big Wheels", a song by Electric Light Orchestra
*Big Wheel Recreation, a record label
*Big Wheel (album), an album by Icehouse
*Big Wheel (Aaron Pritchett album), an album by Aaron Pritchett
*"Big Wheel", a 2007 single by Tori Amos
*"The Big Wheel", a 1991 album from Scottish band Runrig
*Hymn of the Big Wheel, a song by Massive Attack

;In media:
* "The Big Wheel" (film), a 1949 film starring Mickey Rooney
* "The Big Wheel", a wheel used in the "Showcase Showdown" segment of the television game show "The Price Is Right"
* Big Wheel (comics) (Jackson Weele), a Marvel Comics supervillain and foe of Spider-Man


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  • Big Wheel — Personnage de fiction apparaissant dans Amazing Spider Man Alias Jackson Weele (véritable identité) Pouvoirs Roue …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • big wheel — n BrE a machine used in ↑amusement parks, consisting of a very large upright wheel with seats hanging from it, which turns round slowly = ↑ferris wheel …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • big wheel — noun count 1. ) INFORMAL a BIG CHEESE 2. ) BRITISH a FERRIS WHEEL …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • big\ wheel — • big cheese • big gun • big shot • big wig noun informal An influential or important person who has the power to do things and has connections in high places. Uncle Ferdinand is a big wheel in Washington; maybe he can help you with your problem …   Словарь американских идиом

  • big wheel — ► NOUN ▪ a Ferris wheel …   English terms dictionary

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  • big wheel — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms big wheel : singular big wheel plural big wheels 1) informal a big cheese 2) British a machine at a fair or park in the shape of a large wheel with seats on the edge, that takes people round and round in the… …   English dictionary

  • big wheel — noun a) A person with a great deal of power or influence, especially a high ranking person in an organization. Shes a big wheel at IBM. b) (UK) Ferris wheel Syn …   Wiktionary


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