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steering wheel

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


n.
a wheel held and turned by a driver, pilot, or the like, to steer an automobile, ship, etc.
[1740–50]
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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)
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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
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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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References in classic literature ?
"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.
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.
THIEVES are breaking into BMWs to steal steering wheels and airbags.
BMW owners have been warned to be on their guard against thieves breaking into the vehicles and taking distinctive steering wheels.
TO correct Tony Levy (Talkback, July 29) the UK drives on the left mainly because local maker Rolls Royce was putting its steering wheels on the right (as were carmakers in Japan so it chose the left too).
BASF (basf.com) offers a flexible integral foam system, Elastofoam I, for steering wheels. It is a polyurethane.
The automaker is recalling the vehicles because the steering wheels are not compatible with the 'active lane keeping assistant' option available on the vehicles.
With refreshing designs of alloy wheels, brake callipers and steering wheels, the unmatched luxury and comfort of its full premium Italian leather and Zegna Silk interiors, the hand stitching and the wood and carbon finishes, Maserati offers abundant configuration alternatives that scream luxury and sportiness, bringing delight to all senses.
As we can see in Figure 2(a), the driver behavior data acquisition system is a closed- loop simulation system, which mainly consists of drivers, SENSO-wheel that can generate torque on steering wheels (force feedback steering wheel), brake pedal, throttle pedal, dSPACE DS 1006 real-time simulation platform, vehicle dynamic software of Carsim RT, virtual screen and industrial personal computer (IPC), and the system can provide real effect of driving to the drivers as well as ensure the drivers' security.