steering column
noun Date: 1903 the column that encloses the connections to the steering gear of a vehicle (as an automobile)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • steering column — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms steering column : singular steering column plural steering columns the metal pole that connects a vehicle s wheels to the steering wheel …   English dictionary

  • steering column — /ˈstɪərɪŋ kɒləm/ (say stearring koluhm) noun the column which carries the steering wheel and houses its connection to the steering gear in a motor vehicle …   Australian English dictionary

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  • steering column — the shaft that connects the steering wheel to the steering gear assembly of an automotive vehicle. [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

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