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Cartwheel

A nickname of a silver U.S. dollar coin. The term is most common in numismatics. It derives its name from the reflection of an unblemished coin for collectors, which is said to look like the spokes of a wagon wheel.
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The Cartwheel beat The Gateside Inn 7-2 and then the Four In Hand 7-3 before overcoming the Junction Bar in the semis.
On hearing the news he was to sign for his boyhood heroes Robbie was doing cartwheels.
Darts fans and The Power's rivals were doing cartwheels when Hearn pulled Michael van Gerwen's name out of the hat straight after Taylor for what is undoubtedly the tie of the round.
She performed 139 cartwheels - 39 more than the fundraiser required.
HAMILTON'S Brian Carrigan was doing cartwheels after netting Accies' equaliser but he was raging at two home points dropped.
The final segment of cartwheels and somersaults, performed to the Latin rhythms by Richard English (with additions from and by Andy Cowton), added a change of pace to the long piece.
I learned how to do cartwheels, and I work on the balance beams.
With a completely straight face she insists: "Doing the cartwheels is definitely the hardest part of this role.
The gelding certainly did cartwheels - at the final fence when still on the bridle - but failed to win
Later, percussionist extraordinaire Matt Scanlon zapped the proceedings to life with his heartbeat accompaniments for the acrobats, who performed a dazzlingly virtuoso array of cartwheels, somersaults and every variety of flips and vaults imaginable.
Power noted that while multimillion-dollar donations make university officials turn cartwheels, smaller donations are equally important.
Lindsay Flacks and Katie DeWitt from Harvard-Westlake of Studio City were so excited after posting personal records in both the 1,600 and 3,200 meters, they literally were doing cartwheels.