power steering


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power steering

n.
A system that facilitates the steering of a vehicle, especially by means of hydraulic devices controlled by the steering wheel but powered by the vehicle's engine.

power steering

n
(Automotive Engineering) a form of steering used on vehicles, where the torque applied to the steering wheel is augmented by engine power. Also called: power-assisted steering

pow′er steer′ing


n.
an automotive steering system in which the engine's power is used to supplement the driver's effort in turning the steering wheel.
[1930–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.power steering - automotive steering where engineer power amplifies the torque applied to the steering wheel
steering mechanism, steering system - a mechanism by which something is steered (especially a motor vehicle)
Translations

power steering

n (Aut) (also power-assisted steering) → servosterzo
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