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pinwheel

a cogwheel whose teeth are formed by small pins projecting either axially or radially from the rim of the wheel
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Pinwheel

A shape that is fixed at the center with identical radiating arms, either angular or curvilinear, and repeated any number of times within the circumference of the circle from which they are generated.
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In the same manner and using unit 2's, make 32 small Pinwheels as shown (Diagram II-B).
7 Join 5 Pinwheels and 4 white E's as shown to create a sashing row.
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The set includes a seven-inch Buck Neurological Hammer with dual heads, octagonal chrome-plated handle and removable needle and brush; a seven and a half-inch Taylor Hammer with black triangular head and chrome-plated handle; a seven-inch Wartenburg Pinwheel with rotating spur and chrome-plated handle; an eight-inch Bahinski Percussion Hammer with two-directional adjustable head and octagonal chrome-plated handle and an additional Babinski head and 12-inch handle for a Bahinski Hammer.
They learnt how to personalise a yo-yo, make a pinwheel pencil, stickers, puzzles and picture frame.
The flags make a vibrant symbol at rallies (a section of white plastic plumbing pipe makes an easy flag pole), and you can even add a spinning pinwheel to represent the slogan we're suggesting for this year's Earth Day: Invest in Wind, not War.