power steering

noun
Updated on: 8 Nov 2017

Definition of power steering

:an automotive steering system with engine power used to amplify the torque applied at the steering wheel by the driver

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First Known Use of power steering

1932


POWER STEERING Defined for English Language Learners

power steering

noun

Definition of power steering for English Language Learners

  • : a steering system in cars that uses power from the engine to make it easier to turn the steering wheel


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