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helms·man

 (hĕlmz′mən)
n.
A man who steers a ship.

helms′man·ship′ n.

helmsman

(ˈhɛlmzmən)
n, pl -men
(Nautical Terms) the person at the helm who steers the ship; steersman

helms•man

(ˈhɛlmz mən)

n., pl. -men.
a person who steers a ship.
[1615–25]
helms′man•ship`, n.

helmsman

Person at the wheel or tiller.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.helmsman - the person who steers a shiphelmsman - the person who steers a ship  
coxswain, cox - the helmsman of a ship's boat or a racing crew
Jack-tar, mariner, old salt, sea dog, seafarer, seaman, gob, Jack, tar - a man who serves as a sailor
Translations
مُوَجِّه الدَّفَّه في السَّفينَه
kormidelník
styrmand
stÿrimaîur
dümenci

helmsman

[ˈhelmzməm] N (helmsmen (pl)) → timonel m

helmsman

[ˈhɛlmzmən] ntimonier m

helmsman

n pl <-men> → Steuermann m

helmsman

[ˈhɛlmzmən] n (-men (pl)) → timoniere m

helm

(helm) noun
the wheel or handle by which a ship is steered. He asked me to take the helm (= steer the ship).
ˈhelmsman (ˈhelmz-) noun
a person who steers a ship.
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