the shaft that connects the steering wheel to the steering gear assembly of an automotive vehicle.
(in a motor vehicle) the shaft on which a steering wheel is mounted and by which it is connected with the steering gear
noun 1. a committee, especially of a deliberative or legislative body, charged with preparing the agenda of a session. steering committee noun 1. a committee set up to prepare and arrange topics to be discussed, the order of business, etc, for a legislative assembly or other body
noun 1. the apparatus or mechanism for steering a ship, automobile, bicycle, airplane, etc. steering gear noun 1. any mechanism used for steering a vehicle, ship, aircraft, etc
noun 1. a wheel used by a driver, pilot, or the like, to steer an automobile, ship, etc. steering wheel noun 1. a wheel turned by the driver of a motor vehicle, ship, etc, when he wishes to change direction. It is connected to the front wheels, rudder, etc
noun, plural steersmen. 1. a person who steers a ship; helmsman. 2. a person who drives a machine. noun (pl) -men 1. the helmsman of a vessel