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fifth wheel

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fifth wheel, deadwood(noun)

    someone or something that is unwanted and unneeded

  2. fifth wheel, spare(noun)

    an extra car wheel and tire for a four-wheel vehicle

  3. fifth wheel(noun)

    a steering bearing that enables the front axle of a horse-drawn wagon to rotate


  1. fifth wheel(Noun)

    A type of trailer hitch, which consists of a horseshoe-shaped plate on a multi-directional pivot, with a locking pin to couple with the kingpin of a truck trailer.

  2. fifth wheel(Noun)

    A very large truck trailer; an 18-wheeler.

  3. fifth wheel(Noun)

    A very large trailer that is towed with a pickup truck.

  4. fifth wheel(Noun)

    Anything superfluous or unnecessary.

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How to say fifth wheel in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fifth wheel in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fifth wheel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Images & Illustrations of fifth wheel

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