steering column

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steering column

n
(Automotive Engineering) (in a motor vehicle) the shaft on which a steering wheel is mounted and by which it is connected with the steering gear

steer′ing col`umn


n.
the shaft that connects the steering wheel to the steering gear assembly of an automotive vehicle.
[1900–05]
Translations
kormányoszlop

steering column

n (Aut) → piantone m dello sterzo
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