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cartwheel

an acrobatic movement in which the body makes a sideways revolution supported on the hands with arms and legs outstretched

Cartwheel

[′kärt‚wēl]
(astronomy)
A ring galaxy found in the southern hemisphere.
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Given that all the observations that involved juvenile birds interacting with adults occurred during the juvenile dispersal period (Jan-Sept), the talon-locking and the subsequent cartwheeling could be an aggressive behavior of the adult to chase away the juvenile.
Zampedri, running third, sailed into the air, cartwheeling high onto the catch-fencing above the concrete.
s is itty-bitty, just 3,500 acres of action-packed concrete, buses, terminals and travelers cartwheeling over tote bags.
Michael saw them now, hundreds of them, floating in the air, cartwheeling, swooping, men searching for women, and children searching for parents, high above the spires of St.
In the isolated reformulations of the cartwheeling figures in Madchen #4, 1998, we are meant to ponder cyclical motion, which is echoed in the rotation of the Ferris wheel in Huge Wheel Small Wheel, 1999, and in the repeated elliptical tracks of the cloud-home roller coaster in Wilde Maus #2, 1999.
When the Galaxy IV satellite twisted off into space late Tuesday afternoon, it sent a good chunk of the nation's television and radio programs cartwheeling into the void as well.