Definition of Helm

1. Noun. Steering mechanism for a vessel; a mechanical device by which a vessel is steered.

Group relationships: Motorboat, Powerboat, Sailing Ship, Sailing Vessel, Ship, Towboat, Tower, Tug, Tugboat
Generic synonyms: Steering Mechanism, Steering System
Specialized synonyms: Wheel



2. Verb. Be at or take the helm of. "Helm the ship"

3. Noun. A position of leadership. "The President is at the helm of the Ship of State"
Generic synonyms: Leadership, Leading

Definition of Helm

1. n. See Haulm, straw.

2. n. The apparatus by which a ship is steered, comprising rudder, tiller, wheel, etc.; -- commonly used of the tiller or wheel alone.

3. v. t. To steer; to guide; to direct.

4. n. A helmet.

5. v. t. To cover or furnish with a helm or helmet.

Definition of Helm

1. Proper noun. The only named wind in the British Isles. Blows westward form the Pennine fells over Cumbria and is often accompanied by a line of clouds on top of the hills called the Helm Bar. ¹

2. Noun. (nautical) The steering apparatus of a ship, especially the tiller or wheel. ¹

3. Noun. (context: maritime) The member of the crew in charge of steering the boat. ¹

4. Noun. (context: metaphor) A position of leadership or control. ¹

5. Verb. To be a helmsman or a member of the helm; to be in charge of steering the boat. ¹

6. Verb. (by extension) To lead (a project, etc.). ¹

7. Noun. (archaic) A helmet. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Helm

1. to steer a ship [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Helm

hellp syndrome
hellraiser
hellraisers
hells
hellscape
hellscapes
hellspawn
helluo librorum
helluones librorum
helluv
helluva
hellward
helly
hellyerite
hellzapoppin
helm (current term)
helmage
helmed
helmen
helmer
helmers
helmet
helmet cell
helmet flower
helmet orchid
helmeted
helmetflower
helmeting
helmetless
helmetlike

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