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. Richard Blumenthal:

    I believe strongly that federal watchdog agencies have a role in protecting consumers because serious safety concerns are raised by this practice of steering often involving the use of inferior or even salvaged or counterfeit parts.

  2. Timothy Ingalsbee:

    We need to be stopping fires from spreading toward human assets like homes, and steering fires into backcountry wild lands that we want to burn in order to reduce fuel loads or restore fire-dependent species habitat, most of the small fires that we are able to put out are ones that we need to work with.

  3. Ty Gellasch:

    The top of the agency is going to be setting an agenda in the opposite direction of where Jay Clayton and the congressional Republicans have been steering for years, by expanding and improving industry disclosures and restoring investor rights.

  4. Fernando Gonzalez:

    The prince asked me how difficult it was to maintain and I said the most difficult thing was the steering system because of all the potholes, i expected him to be more reserved but he was very chatty.

  5. Chief Executive Rupert Stadler:

    This is about a robot car that may not even need a steering wheel or pedals, so it's ideal for urban traffic.

Images & Illustrations of steering

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