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One entry found for Ferris wheel.
Main Entry: Fer·ris wheel
Pronunciation: primarystressfer-schwas-
Function: noun
Etymology: named for G. W. G. Ferris 1859-1896 American engineer
: an amusement ride consisting of a large vertical wheel that is driven by a motor and has seats around its rim
[Ferris wheel illustration]

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