Steering Steer"ing, a. & n. from {Steer}, v. [1913 Webster]

{Steering wheel} (Naut.), the wheel by means of which the rudder of a vessel is turned and the vessel is steered. [1913 Webster]

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  • Steering — Steer Steer, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Steered} (st[=e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Steering}.] [OE. steeren, steren, AS. sti[ e]ran, st[=y]ran, ste[ o]ran; akin to OFries. stiora, stiura, D. sturen, OD. stieren, G. steuern, OHG. stiuren to direct, support,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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