Ferris wheel

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The original Ferris Wheel

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Named after designer and constructor George Washington Gale Ferris Jr. (1859–1896) who built the first such wheel.

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Ferris wheel (plural Ferris wheels)

  1. An amusement ride, consisting of an upright rotating wheel having seats that remain in a horizontal position as the wheel revolves.
    Synonyms: big wheel (British), observation wheel

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