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Definition 1: a circular firework that spins round and round emitting colored fire - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for pinwheel in the sense of this definition

(pinwheel is a kind of ...) (usually plural) a device with an explosive that burns at a low rate and with colored flames; can be used to illuminate areas or send signals etc.

Definition 2: a toy consisting of vanes of colored paper or plastic that is pinned to a stick and spins when it is pointed into the wind - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for pinwheel in the sense of this definition

(pinwheel is a kind of ...) an artifact designed to be played with

Definition 3: a wheel that has numerous pins that are set at right angles to its rim - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where pinwheel or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he spun the pinwheel and it stopped with the pointer on `Go'

(pinwheel is a kind of ...) a simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines)

Definition 4: perennial subshrub of Tenerife having leaves in rosettes resembling pinwheels - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for pinwheel in the sense of this definition

(pinwheel is a kind of ...) low-growing woody shrub or perennial with woody base

(... is a member of pinwheel) a genus of plants of the family Crassulaceae

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