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un·der·steer

 (ŭn′dər-stîr′)
intr.v. un·der·steered, un·der·steer·ing, un·der·steers
To turn less sharply than the operator would expect. Used of vehicles, especially automobiles.
n.
The tendency of a vehicle to understeer.

understeer

(ˈʌndəˌstɪə)
vb (intr)
(Automotive Engineering) (of a vehicle) to turn less sharply, for a particular movement of the steering wheel, than anticipated

un•der•steer

(n. ˈʌn dərˌstɪər; v. ˌʌn dərˈstɪər)

n.
1. a tendency of an automobile to turn less sharply than the driver intends.
v.i.
2. to exhibit understeer. Compare oversteer.

understeer


Past participle: understeered
Gerund: understeering

Imperative
understeer
understeer
Present
I understeer
you understeer
he/she/it understeers
we understeer
you understeer
they understeer
Preterite
I understeered
you understeered
he/she/it understeered
we understeered
you understeered
they understeered
Present Continuous
I am understeering
you are understeering
he/she/it is understeering
we are understeering
you are understeering
they are understeering
Present Perfect
I have understeered
you have understeered
he/she/it has understeered
we have understeered
you have understeered
they have understeered
Past Continuous
I was understeering
you were understeering
he/she/it was understeering
we were understeering
you were understeering
they were understeering
Past Perfect
I had understeered
you had understeered
he/she/it had understeered
we had understeered
you had understeered
they had understeered
Future
I will understeer
you will understeer
he/she/it will understeer
we will understeer
you will understeer
they will understeer
Future Perfect
I will have understeered
you will have understeered
he/she/it will have understeered
we will have understeered
you will have understeered
they will have understeered
Future Continuous
I will be understeering
you will be understeering
he/she/it will be understeering
we will be understeering
you will be understeering
they will be understeering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been understeering
you have been understeering
he/she/it has been understeering
we have been understeering
you have been understeering
they have been understeering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been understeering
you will have been understeering
he/she/it will have been understeering
we will have been understeering
you will have been understeering
they will have been understeering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been understeering
you had been understeering
he/she/it had been understeering
we had been understeering
you had been understeering
they had been understeering
Conditional
I would understeer
you would understeer
he/she/it would understeer
we would understeer
you would understeer
they would understeer
Past Conditional
I would have understeered
you would have understeered
he/she/it would have understeered
we would have understeered
you would have understeered
they would have understeered
Translations

understeer

(Aut)
nUntersteuerung f
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