What does steering mean?

Definitions for steering
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. guidance, steering(noun)

    the act of guiding or showing the way

  2. steering, guidance, direction(noun)

    the act of setting and holding a course

    "a new council was installed under the direction of the king"

  3. steering, steerage(noun)

    the act of steering a ship

Wiktionary

  1. steering(Noun)

    Equipment used to control direction, something used to steer.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Steering

    of Steer

  2. Steering

    a. & n. from Steer, v

Freebase

  1. Steering

    Steering is the term applied to the collection of components, linkages, etc. which will allow a vessel or vehicle to follow the desired course. An exception is the case of rail transport by which rail tracks combined together with railroad switches provide the steering function.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. steering

    [Anglo-Saxon stéoran]. The perfection of steering consists in a vigilant attention to the motion of the ship's head, so as to check every deviation from the line of her course in the first instant of its commencement, and in applying as little of the power of the helm as possible, for the action of the rudder checks a ship's speed.

How to pronounce steering?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say steering in sign language?

  1. steering

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of steering in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of steering in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of steering in a Sentence

  1. James Scott:

    You are a product to dragnet surveillance capitalists like Google, Facebook, Comcast and Verizon. Your ideas are rarely your own, rather you are little more than a pawn to their perception steering initiatives to get you to read, believe and buy what they put in front of you. The first step to breaking out of this faux reality matrix is to stop using Google, Bing, Yahoo, Comcast and Facebook.

  2. Seneca:

    If a man does not know to what port he is steering, no wind is favourable to him.

  3. Chief Executive Mary Barra:

    We think that having that capability when the steering wheel and the pedals are still in the vehicle is a very good way to demonstrate and prove the safety.

  4. Kirstin Houser:

    There are just too many bells and whistles on the steering column, either to push, pull, scroll, hold down, release, etc. By the time I remember which one to use, there's already a row of cars behind me honking to park my car, safe driving, and also understanding the general mechanics of a car, are so engrained in the way we drive that it's hard to separate that and allow our car to make those judgments.

  5. Jackie Speier:

    It's a significant revelation that further makes the case for cooperation between the President's team and Russia on steering the outcome of the 2016 election.

Images & Illustrations of steering

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