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wheelie

[wē′lē]
a wheelchair mobility skill in which the front casters are raised and balance is maintained over the large rear wheels. It is used for negotiating steep ramps, steps, curbs, and other rough terrain.
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We will target vandals damaging wheelie bins - setting a bin on fire is criminal damage and we will take the appropriate action against those who are involved.
He said that strict departmental action would be taken against those officials who would not take action against wheelie and would not perform their duties with responsibility.
Of those, there were 48 fires involving rubbish and wheelie bins in Liverpool, 17 in Wirral, 12 in St Helens, 10 in Knowsley and seven in Sefton.
Having had many heated conversations with the council and also speaking with my local MP, Birmingham City Council have said I can have a wheelie bin after all but at an additional cost of PS35, so it would cost me PS70 when my neighbours have only paid PS35.
He said: "MBC have now agreed to collect the household waste wheelie bin from the alley but still want wheelie bins for recycling and garden waste collected from the front.
The next collection of green wheelie bins will start on January 10, 2011.
The crew then went back for the dinghy - and the wheelie bin.
The pensioner, who lives on the foreshore at Red Wharf Bay in Anglesey, had spotted his neighbour's wheelie bin being swept out to sea as winds and some of the highest tides of the year hit the Welsh coast.
WHEELIE WINNERS: Stuart Young and Ross Dominic; WHEELIE CLOSE: The competition was fierce; WHEELIE AMAZING: Graeme sails his bin
We are targeting a huge market, there are as many wheelie bins in California as there are in the whole of the UK.
On April 2nd, during the Westec 2009, The Shop Rat Foundation will work with students attending the summit to assemble a SHOPRAT Electric Wheelie Car and experiment with Controller Programming, Weight & Balance Distribution, Deep Cycle Durability, and Torque and Horse Power, all within that day.
During the summer major problems where reported with the rollout of wheelie bins in the north of the city.