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balance wheel

[′bal·əns ‚wēl]
(mechanical engineering)
A wheel which governs or stabilizes the movement of a mechanism.
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Besides smart balance wheels, a large number of bicycles and scooters of various types also fill these public parks which now host many visitors, mostly families and children.
The Commercial Compliance and Consumer Protection (CCCP) section in DED directed malls not to allow the use of balance wheels - a handle-less variant - as part of its efforts to ensure a safe and healthy shopping environment in Dubai and protect the right of shopkeepers to conduct business without fear of loss or danger.
He also added that since the trend of the smart balance wheels started, he noticed people who would usually gear up for a run, were now still in their jogging suit, but rather than jogging were just roaming around with their balance wheels.
The two balance wheels are visible through a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal caseback, enabling wearers to admire the exceptional intricacies and fluid movements of this piece.
The Dubai Department of Economic Development (DED) on Monday asked all malls in the emirate to prohibit the use of smart balance wheels within their premises after growing consumer complaints and concerns from shopkeepers.
These balance wheels are battery-powered boards which resemble a skateboard or a mini Segway without a handle.
Primarily a draw for youngsters, smart balance wheels are the kind of recreation tool that, however, comes at a price -- the chances of being injured, or worse, are high.
Abu Dhabi/Dubai: Abu Dhabi Police on Monday urged parents to ensure their children use smart balance wheels only in designated areas and use protective gears while doing so following the death of an Emirati child.
Even those balance wheels might be useful, although my sense of balance is severely compromised.
Manama: The highly unusual sight of a man circumambulating the Kaaba in Makkah's Grand Mosque on smart balance wheels has sent Saudis scurrying to religious edicts and explanations to decide whether religion allows the practice.