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steer 1

 (stîr)
v. steered, steer·ing, steers
v.tr.
1.
a. To guide (a vessel or vehicle), especially by means of a device such as a rudder, paddle, or wheel: steered the car around the curve.
b. To set and follow (a course): steered a path around the rocks.
2.
a. To direct the course of: steered the business toward record profits. See Synonyms at conduct.
b. To advise or direct (a person) toward a place or course of action: steered the intern toward a career in sales. See Synonyms at guide.
v.intr.
1. To guide a vessel or vehicle.
2. To follow or move in a set course.
3. To admit of being steered or guided: a craft that steers easily.
n.
A piece of advice: The salesman gave me a bum steer on that new car.
Idiom:
steer clear of
To stay away from; avoid.

[Middle English steren, from Old English stēran; see stā- in Indo-European roots.]

steer′a·ble adj.
steer′er n.

steer 2

 (stîr)
n.
A young ox, especially one castrated before sexual maturity and raised for beef.

[Middle English, from Old English stēor; see stā- in Indo-European roots.]

steering

(ˈstɪərɪŋ)
n
(Automotive Engineering) the mechanical parts that make it possible to steer a motor vehicle
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.steering - the act of guiding or showing the waysteering - the act of guiding or showing the way
management, direction - the act of managing something; "he was given overall management of the program"; "is the direction of the economy a function of government?"
2.steering - the act of setting and holding a course; "a new council was installed under the direction of the king"
driving - the act of controlling and steering the movement of a vehicle or animal
control - the activity of managing or exerting control over something; "the control of the mob by the police was admirable"
aim - the action of directing something at an object; "he took aim and fired"
navigation, pilotage, piloting - the guidance of ships or airplanes from place to place
celestial guidance - a method of controlling the flight of a missile or spacecraft by reference to the positions of celestial bodies
inertial guidance, inertial navigation - a method of controlling the flight of a missile by devices that respond to inertial forces
command guidance - a method of controlling the flight of a missile by commands originating from the ground or from another missile
terrestrial guidance - a method of controlling the flight of a missile by devices that respond to the strength and direction of the earth's gravitational field
3.steering - the act of steering a ship
sailing, seafaring, navigation - the work of a sailor
control - the activity of managing or exerting control over something; "the control of the mob by the police was admirable"
Translations
تَوجِيهمِقْوَد، جِهاز القِيادَه
řízení
styretøjstyring
ohjaus
upravljanje
kormányzás
stÿri, stÿrisbúnaîur
ステアリング
조타
styrning
อุปกรณ์ใช้บังคับทิศทาง
thiết bị lái

steering

[ˈstɪərɪŋ]
A. N (Aut etc) → dirección f, conducción f (Naut) → gobierno m
B. CPD steering arm Nbrazo m de dirección
steering column Ncolumna f de dirección
steering committee Ncomité m de dirección
steering lock N (Aut) (= anti-theft device) → dispositivo m antirrobo; (= turning circle) → capacidad f de giro
steering wheel Nvolante m, manubrio m (LAm)

steering

[ˈstɪərɪŋ] n [car] → direction fsteering column n [car] → colonne f de directionsteering committee ncomité m de pilotagesteering lock n (= anti-theft device) → antivol m de directionsteering wheel n [car] → volant m; [ship] → gouvernail m

steering

n (in car etc) → Lenkung f; (Naut) → Steuerung f

steering

:
steering column
nLenksäule f
steering-column lock
n (Aut) → Lenkerschloss nt
steering committee
steering gear
n (of plane)Leitwerk nt; (of boat)Ruderanlage f
steering lock
steering wheel
nSteuer(rad) nt; (of car also)Lenkrad nt
steering-wheel lock
n (Aut) → Lenkradschloss nt

steering

[ˈstɪərɪŋ] n (Aut) → sterzo
power steering → servosterzo

steer2

(stiə) verb
to guide or control the course of (eg a ship, car etc). He steered the car through the narrow streets; I steered out of the harbour; She managed to steer the conversation towards the subject of her birthday.
ˈsteering noun
the equipment or apparatus for steering a ship or car etc. The steering is faulty.
ˈsteering-wheel noun
the wheel in a car for steering it, fixed to the ˈsteering-column, or the wheel on a ship that is turned to control the rudder.
steer clear of
to avoid. I want to steer clear of trouble if possible.

steering

تَوجِيه řízení styring Steuerung πιλοτάρισμα dirección ohjaus direction upravljanje sterzo ステアリング 조타 besturing styring układ kierowniczy pilotagem рулевое управление styrning อุปกรณ์ใช้บังคับทิศทาง yönetim thiết bị lái 操舵
References in classic literature ?
As for the money I had from you, I deposit it to your credit, Professor Beecher having made me an allowance for steering rival parties on the wrong trail.
Although the rugged outline of mountain, to which they were steering, presented no distinctive marks to the eyes of Duncan, the Mohican entered the little haven he had selected with the confidence and accuracy of an experienced pilot.
But then, the idea was, that his presence was by no means necessary in getting the ship under weigh, and steering her well out to sea.
The main part of the steering is done at the bow, with a pole; the three-log breadth there furnishes room for only the steersman, for these little logs are not larger around than an average young lady's waist.
I saw I hadn't got the hang of the steering, and so couldn't rightly tell where I was going to bring up when I started.
The honoured parent steering Northward, had not gone far, when he was joined by another disciple of Izaak Walton, and the two trudged on together.
After a little show of indecision, which there were none to see but the two or three amphibious creatures belonging to our Temple stairs, we went on board and cast off; Herbert in the bow, I steering.
I discovered nothing all that day; but upon the next, about three in the afternoon, when I had by my computation made twenty-four leagues from Blefuscu, I descried a sail steering to the south-east; my course was due east.
They stood out to sea, steering for the straits; we, without looking to any compass save the land we had before us, set ourselves to row with such energy that by sunset we were so near that we might easily, we thought, land before the night was far advanced.
There is no method of steering clear of this inconvenience, but by authorizing the national government to raise its own revenues in its own way.
For example, a proportion of them, always the best marksmen, direct their fire entirely upon the wireless finding and sighting apparatus of the big guns of an attacking naval force; another detail attends to the smaller guns in the same way; others pick off the gunners; still others the officers; while certain other quotas concentrate their attention upon the other members of the crew, upon the upper works, and upon the steering gear and propellers.
A little steering, just a touch of the rudder now and then, and with a willing listener there is no limit to the domain of equivocal speech.