Definition of Steering

1. Noun. The act of guiding or showing the way.

Exact synonyms: Guidance
Generic synonyms: Direction, Management
Derivative terms: Guide, Steer



2. Noun. The act of setting and holding a course. "A new council was installed under the direction of the king"

3. Noun. The act of steering a ship.
Exact synonyms: Steerage
Group relationships: Navigation, Sailing, Seafaring
Generic synonyms: Control
Derivative terms: Steer, Steer

Definition of Steering

1. Verb. (present participle of steer) ¹

2. Noun. Equipment used to control direction, something used to steer. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Steering

1. steer [v] - See also: steer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Steering

steeps
steepup
steepy
steer
steer clear
steer roping
steerable
steerage
steerages
steerageway
steerageways
steered
steerer
steerers
steeries
steering (current term)
steering arm
steering arms
steering column
steering committee
steering gear
steering group
steering groups
steering linkage
steering mechanism
steering system
steering wheel
steering wheels
steerings
steerless

Literary usage of Steering

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1919)
"Then unscrew the steering arm clamp nut and remove the steering arm with the worm wheel ... The steering gear worm adjusting plug clamp »crew should then be ..."

2. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1920)
"Adjustment: Jack up the front axle so steering device will turn freely. Make adjustment with the steering wheel turned to the extreme right as though about ..."

3. The Gasoline Automobile by George William Hobbs (1915)
"The steering and third arms, which are generally combined in a single forging, ... The general layout of the steering apparatus is shown in Fig. 9. ..."

4. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1916)
"steering Gear Farts. 1 steering wheel assembly. 28 2 steering post spark control ... 4 steering post electric signal button. : 5 steering post spark and ..."

5. Self-propelled Vehicles: A Practical Treatise on the Theory, Construction by James Edward Homans (1910)
"COMBINED steering AND DRIVING. Unusual steering and Driving Devices.—The standard, and very probably, the permanent construction for an automobile is to ..."

6. Self-propelled Vehicles: A Practical Treatise on the Theory, Construction by James Edward Homans (1907)
"COMBINED steering AND DRIVING. Unusual steering and Driving Devices.—The standard, and very probably, the permanent construction for an automobile is to ..."

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