A spinning Ferris wheel.
Ferris wheel definition by Webster's New World
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a large, upright wheel revolving on a fixed axle and having seats hanging between two parallel rims: used as an amusement-park ride
Origin of Ferris wheelafter George W. G. Ferris (1859-96), United States engineer who constructed the first one for the World's Fair in Chicago in 1893
Ferris wheel definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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also fer·ris wheel
An amusement ride consisting of a large upright rotating wheel having suspended seats that remain in a horizontal position as the wheel revolves.
Origin of Ferris wheelAfter George Washington Gale Ferris, (1859–1896), American engineer.
Ferris wheel definition by Wiktionary
(plural Ferris wheels)