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fish wheel

fish wheel
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fish hweel, weel]
    • /fɪʃ ʰwil, wil/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fish hweel, weel]
    • /fɪʃ ʰwil, wil/

Definition of fish wheel words

  • noun fish wheel a trap for catching salmon, consisting of a revolving wheel with attached nets set in a river so that it is turned by the current to capture the passing fish. 1

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Origin of fish wheel

First appearance:

before 1895
One of the 18% newest English words
First recorded in 1895-1900

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Parts of speech for Fish wheel

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

fish wheel popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 34% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 63% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

fish wheel usage trend in Literature

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