Wheelbarrow

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DEFINITION

A wheelbarrow is a small, hand-pushed vehicle with a single wheel and axle between the front ends of two shafts that support a boxlike body and serve as handles at the rear[1].

INVENTION

The wheelbarrow was invented[2] in China circa 118. Here is a Han dynasty-era brick[3] showing a wheelbarrow being used:

Here is a photograph[3] of a modern wheelbarrow: