steering gear


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steering gear

n.
The mechanism by which the steering controls of a vehicle are connected to a part, such as a pair of wheels or a rudder, that causes the vehicle to turn.

steering gear

n
(Mechanical Engineering) any mechanism used for steering a motor vehicle, ship, aircraft, etc
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Noun1.steering gear - a gear that couples the steering wheel to the steering linkage of a motor vehicle
gear mechanism, gear - a mechanism for transmitting motion for some specific purpose (as the steering gear of a vehicle)
steering mechanism, steering system - a mechanism by which something is steered (especially a motor vehicle)
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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.
Should the disturbance approach from the rear, as in case of a faster-moving craft overhauling me, the mechanism actuates the speed control as well as the steering gear, and the flier shoots ahead and either up or down, as the oncoming vessel is upon a lower or higher plane than herself.
She was alive still; the steering gear, it seems, was intact and her engines working.
But his pleasantries were cut short by the whale's next attack-- another smash at the stern that carried away the rudder and destroyed the steering gear.
Right aft two seamen, busy cleaning the steering gear, with the reflected ripples of light running playfully up their bent backs, went on with their work, unaware of me and of the al- most affectionate glance I threw at them in passing toward the companion-way of the cabin.
Vehicles that did not receive proper application of wax coating and are operated in high-corrosion environments associated with exposure to road salt may experience corrosion of the steering gear motor attachment bolts.
The recalled vehicles did not receive the proper wax coating and may experience corrosion of the steering gear motor attachment bolts, which could cause the steering gear motor to become loose or detach from the gear housing.
It was found that in these cars on the lock nut steering gear cracks may appear.
Damen Marine Components (DMC), a specialist in design and production of rudders and steering gear, said it has acquired the assets of WK Hydraulics, a key maritime hydraulics systems manufacturer based in Netherlands.
American Honda will voluntarily recall 54 model year 2017-2018 Honda Civic and Honda CR-V vehicles in the United States to replace the electronic power steering gear box, free of charge.
The vehicle will have a similar floorpan and steering gear to the Land Rover Discovery Sport, and will feature an all-independent rear suspension.
The Korean company has found that an adhesive with insufficient bonding strength was used during assembly - and could cause a plug securing the pinion gear to the steering gear assembly to loosen.

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