Definitions for oversteerˈoʊ vərˌstɪər; ˌoʊ vərˈstɪər

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  1. oversteer(Noun)

    The condition in which the rear wheels of a car don't follow the desired curve while cornering, the rear wheels losing a degree of traction and so skidding off the required line into a spin.

  2. oversteer(Verb)

    to lose the control of one's vehicle in a corner due to rear wheels sliding and not following the front wheels

  3. Origin: over + steer

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