tie rod(redirected from tie rods)
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1. A metal rod that joins and reinforces parts in a structure.
2. Either of two metal rods or arms used to control the orientation of the front wheels in certain automotive steering systems.
(Mechanical Engineering) any rod- or bar-shaped structural member designed to prevent the separation of two parts, as in a vehicle
an iron or steel rod serving as a structural tie.
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|Noun||1.||tie rod - either of two rods that link the steering gear to the front wheels|
rod - a long thin implement made of metal or wood
steering linkage - mechanism consisting of a system of rods and levers connected to the front wheels of a motor vehicle; the steering gear pushes it left or right which swivels the front wheels, causing the vehicle to turn