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WHEEL. The punishment of the wheel was formerly to put a criminal on a wheel, and then to break his bones until he expired. This barbarous punishment was never used in the United States, and it has been abolished in almost every civilized country.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The recipient of multiple accolades including the 2019 CES Innovation Award, Red Dot Design Award and iF Design Award, the HU85L uses a three-channel laser system to generate colors with individual red and blue laser light sources with green created by LG's exclusive Wheel-less Laser and LED technology and another blue light source.
In this retro-futuristic series, the 39-year-old artist depicts his childhood dreams of 21st century transportation - wheel-less cars suspended above the ground.
In Japan's Aichi Prefecture, Aichi Rapid Transport Company operates the wheel-less train - Linimo.
For $50 this compact, wheel-less spinner (with mounted stopwatch) fits right under your desk, allowing you to pedal while working and when you're done it folds up and stores easily.
The chickens are in a wheel-less chicken tractor - a rectangular wooden coop measuring 4 feet by 12 feet.