Definitions for understeerˈʌn dərˌstɪər; ˌʌn dərˈstɪər

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un•der•steerˈʌn dərˌstɪər; ˌʌn dərˈstɪər(n.; v.)

  1. a tendency of an automobile to turn less sharply than the driver intends.

    Category: Automotive

  2. (v.i.)to exhibit understeer.

    Category: Automotive

    Ref: Compare oversteer.


  1. understeer(Noun)

    The condition in which the front wheels of a car don't follow the desired curve while cornering, instead following a more straight line trajectory. The front wheels loosing a degree of traction and so slipping off the required line.

  2. understeer(Verb)

    The action of a car when it does not follow the desired curve while cornering. Tyre slip of the front wheels.


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