steering system

steering system
The mechanism that allows the driver to guide the vehicle down the road and turn the wheels as he desires. The system includes the steering wheel, steering column, steering gear, linkages, and the front wheel supports. Also see parallelogram steering system

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  • parallelogram steering system — See parallelogram steering linkage …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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  • steering gear — noun a gear that couples the steering wheel to the steering linkage of a motor vehicle • Hypernyms: ↑gear, ↑gear mechanism • Part Holonyms: ↑steering system, ↑steering mechanism * * * noun : the mechanism by which something i …   Useful english dictionary

  • steering wheel — noun a handwheel that is used for steering (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑wheel • Hypernyms: ↑handwheel • Part Holonyms: ↑steering system, ↑steering mechanism * * * noun, pl ⋯ wheels …   Useful english dictionary

  • steering linkage — noun mechanism consisting of a system of rods and levers connected to the front wheels of a motor vehicle; the steering gear pushes it left or right which swivels the front wheels, causing the vehicle to turn • Hypernyms: ↑mechanism • Part… …   Useful english dictionary

  • steering mechanism — noun a mechanism by which something is steered (especially a motor vehicle) • Syn: ↑steering system • Topics: ↑motor vehicle, ↑automotive vehicle • Hypernyms: ↑mechanism • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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