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noun. a circular firework that spins round and round emitting colored fire.
- natural object
adjective. having the round shape of a pinwheel.
noun. a wheel that has numerous pins that are set at right angles to its rim.
noun. a toy consisting of vanes of colored paper or plastic that is pinned to a stick and spins when it is pointed into the wind.
- pinwheel wind collector
noun. perennial subshrub of Tenerife having leaves in rosettes resembling pinwheels.
- Aeonium haworthii
Sentences with pinwheel
1. Noun, singular or mass
This allows the pinwheel to change direction with the wind, and it will spin facing into the oncoming wind.
At their simplest, these are ordinary sandwiches cut into quarters or even eighths, though some caterers offer pinwheel sandwiches and other dainty variations.