- 1A part of a boat or ship serving as a shelter for the person at the wheel.More example sentences
- Around 8 a.m. black smoke erupted from the engine room and within three quarters of an hour, the wheelhouse and shelter deck, which went up like an inferno, was gone.
- By 5pm that day, after Mayday calls went unanswered, they were forced to abandon ship, torching the wheelhouse as a last-ditch smoke signal and praying it would be seen.
- In many scenes filmed of the boat under way, McCook or Layton were in the wheelhouse, out of view or in a lower helm station while Clooney drove the boat.
- 2 Baseball The part of a batter’s strike zone most likely to produce a home run: Oakland’s closer Street left a fastball in Bonds' wheelhouse with two outsMore example sentences
- St. Louis reliever Jason Isringhausen then left a fastball in Kent's wheelhouse.
- Unless Anderson told Santana to throw a fastball in Thome's wheelhouse, Santana didn't follow instructions.
- What's more, Doom's a man with a pretty well-defined milieu, and if a beat's not in his wheelhouse he'll most likely strike out swinging.
- 2.1 (one's wheelhouse) US A place or situation in which one is advantageously at ease: as the campaign swings to the south, that should be right in his wheelhouseMore example sentences
- Mission: Impossible: III is a film that for Abrams and co-writers Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci is right in their wheelhouse.
- Van Helsing was right in Universal's wheelhouse on every level except for budget.
- This combination plays right into the Steelers' wheelhouse.
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