See also: waterwheel
- A wheel, propelled by running or falling water, used to power machinery.
- 1886, Peter Christen Asbjørnsen, H.L. Brækstad, transl., Folk and Fairy Tales, page 278:
- "Yes, yes, I'll tell you the road directly, it's it's straight on through the wood till you come to the big water-wheel!"
- 2013 July-August, Lee S. Langston, “The Adaptable Gas Turbine”, in American Scientist:
- Turbines have been around for a long time—windmills and water wheels are early examples. The name comes from the Latin turbo, meaning vortex, and thus the defining property of a turbine is that a fluid or gas turns the blades of a rotor, which is attached to a shaft that can perform useful work.
- A wheel with buckets used to raise water.
- (wheel with buckets): noria
wheel propelled by water
wheel to raise water