steering wheel


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steering wheel

n.
A wheel that controls steering, as on a boat or in an automotive vehicle.

steering wheel

n
(Automotive Engineering) a wheel turned by the driver of a motor vehicle, ship, etc, when he or she wishes to change direction. It is connected to the front wheels, rudder, etc

steer′ing wheel`


n.
a wheel held and turned by a driver, pilot, or the like, to steer an automobile, ship, etc.
[1740–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.steering wheel - a handwheel that is used for steeringsteering wheel - a handwheel that is used for steering
handwheel - control consisting of a wheel whose rim serves as the handle by which a part is operated
steering mechanism, steering system - a mechanism by which something is steered (especially a motor vehicle)
Translations
volant
rat
ohjauspyöräratti
volan
kormány
ステアリングホイール
자동차 핸들
volan
ratt
พวงมาลัยรถ
vô lăng

steering wheel

n (Aut) → volante m, sterzo

steering wheel

عَجَلَةُ القِيَادَة volant rat Lenkrad τιμόνι volante ohjauspyörä volant volan volante ステアリングホイール 자동차 핸들 stuurwiel ratt kierownica volante рулевое колесо ratt พวงมาลัยรถ direksiyon vô lăng 方向盘
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The pilot was still on board, who gave him first a silent glance, and then passed an insignificant remark before resuming his lounging to and fro between the steering wheel and the binnacle.
"Ten degrees rise--it cannot be possible!" and then I saw him tug frantically upon the steering wheel.
"We have shattered one theory at least," was his only comment, and then he returned to his self-assumed occupation of fluently cursing the steering wheel. I once heard a pirate swear, but his best efforts would have seemed like those of a tyro alongside of Perry's masterful and scientific imprecations.
That she had dropped into the last coma which would end in death, if the air supply remained unreplenished, I well knew, and so, throwing caution to the winds, I flung overboard everything but the engine and compass, even to my ornaments, and lying on my belly along the deck with one hand on the steering wheel and the other pushing the speed lever to its last notch I split the thin air of dying Mars with the speed of a meteor.
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Well so has Jaguar Land Rover by the sounds of it - the firm has created a heat sensitive steering wheel to alert the driver where to turn, when to change lane or to warn you when approaching a junction.
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A steering wheel developed by Jaguar Land Rover could help keep drivers' eyes on the road -- by using heat to tell drivers when to turn left or right.
A new steering wheel developed by Jaguar Land Rover could help keep drivers' eyes on the road - by using heat to tell drivers when to turn left or right.