steering wheel

steering wheel
A wheel-shaped control that is rotated by the driver to steer, existing in most modern land vehicles.
Syn: the wheel

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  • Steering wheel — Steering Steer ing, a. & n. from {Steer}, v. [1913 Webster] {Steering wheel} (Naut.), the wheel by means of which the rudder of a vessel is turned and the vessel is steered. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • steering wheel — steering wheels N COUNT In a car or other vehicle, the steering wheel is the wheel which the driver holds when he or she is driving …   English dictionary

  • steering wheel — n. a wheel that is turned by hand to operate a steering gear …   English World dictionary

  • steering wheel — n a wheel that you turn to control the direction of a car …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • steering wheel — steering ,wheel noun count the wheel in a vehicle that you hold and turn to control the direction it travels in …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • steering wheel — ► NOUN ▪ a wheel that a driver rotates in order to steer a vehicle …   English terms dictionary

  • Steering wheel — This article is about steering wheels in cars. For the use in vessels, see Steering wheel (ship). A modern road car s steering wheel (Alfa Romeo Giulietta (2010)) …   Wikipedia

  • steering wheel — noun a handwheel that is used for steering (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑wheel • Hypernyms: ↑handwheel • Part Holonyms: ↑steering system, ↑steering mechanism * * * noun, pl ⋯ wheels …   Useful english dictionary

  • steering wheel — n. 1) to turn a steering wheel 2) at the steering wheel (who was at the steering wheel?) (see wheel7 9) * * * [ stɪ(ə)rɪŋwiːl] to turn a steering wheel at the steering wheel (see wheel 7 9; who was at the steering wheel?) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • steering wheel — The device that the operator uses to control the direction of the front wheels. Most are circular with spokes that attach to the steering column. See drag wheel horn rim steering wheel telescoping steering wheel tilt steering wheel …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • steering wheel — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms steering wheel : singular steering wheel plural steering wheels the wheel in a vehicle that you hold and turn to control the direction it travels in …   English dictionary

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