An amusement device consisting of a giant power-driven vertically oriented steel wheel, revolvable on its horizontal stationary axle, and carrying a number of balanced passenger cars or open seats around its rim; the seats are suspended so as to remain horizontal as the wheel rotates, and, depending on the size of the wheel, the passengers when they reach the top may have a grand vista of the surrounding area; -- so called after G. W. G. Ferris, American engineer, who erected the first of its kind for the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893.
rotating mechanism consisting of a large upright wheel with suspended seats that remain upright as the wheel turns; provides a ride at an amusement park
a couch being rotated around a wheel
an amusement park ride consisting of a large vertical wheel with places for people to sit or stand spaced evenly around the outer circumference
an amusement ride consisting of an upright wheel with passenger gondolas suspended from the It is named after George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr
an example of a wheel and axle
a usual fun ride during fiestas - one of the crowd drawers during the evening especially for the children and teens
A Ferris wheel (or, more commonly in the UK, big wheel) is a nonbuilding structure consisting of an upright wheel with passenger gondolas suspended from the rim.