The above transcription of cartwheel is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.
cartwheel is pronounced in two syllables
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An example use of cartwheel in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… hit 12,600 do a cartwheel whilst …”
meanings of cartwheel
A gymnastic maneuver whereby the gymnast rotates to one side or the other while keeping arms and legs outstretched, spinning for one or more revolutions.
A crown coin; its value, 5 shillings.
The literal wheel of a cart.
A silver dollar of the larger size produced before 1979.
To perform the gymnastics feat of a cartwheel.
To flip end over end: normally said of a crashing vehicle or aircraft. [[Image:Capoeira animation auregional.gif|thumb|right|200px|Cartwheel: Aú Aberto (Open Aú)]] [[Image:Auangole.gif|thumb|right|200px|Cartwheel: Aú Fechado (Closed Aú)]].