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  1. freewheel

    • IPA[friːˈwiːl]

    英式

    • v.
      ride a bicycle with the pedals at rest, especially downhill;allow a motor vehicle to travel without the engine running or in neutral gear
    • n.
      a bicycle wheel which is able to revolve freely when no power is being applied to the pedals.;a device in a motor vehicle transmission allowing the drive shaft to spin faster than the engine.
    • verb: freewheel, 3rd person present: freewheels, gerund or present participle: freewheeling, past tense: freewheeled, past participle: freewheeled

    • 釋義

    動詞

    • 1. ride a bicycle with the pedals at rest, especially downhill the postman came freewheeling down the track
    • allow a motor vehicle to travel without the engine running or in neutral gear she was convinced that she saved a lot of petrol money by turning the engine off and freewheeling down the hill
    • 2. act or proceed in a relaxed or casual way, without making much effort I'm not the sort of person who would freewheel his way to the end of a contract another manager might have been willing to freewheel through one final season

    名詞

    • 1. a bicycle wheel which is able to revolve freely when no power is being applied to the pedals.
    • a device in a motor vehicle transmission allowing the drive shaft to spin faster than the engine.
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    • IPA[ˈfrē(h)wēl]

    美式

    • v.
      ride a bicycle with the pedals at rest, especially downhill: he had come freewheeling down the road
    • n.
      a device that allows a bicycle wheel to revolve forward while the crank is stationary.

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