road·​hold·​ing | \ ˈrōd-ˌhōl-diŋ How to pronounce roadholding (audio) \

Definition of roadholding

chiefly British
: the qualities of an automobile that tend to make it respond precisely to the driver's steering

Examples of roadholding in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The fact that most EVs will be better balanced than vehicles with internal combustion engines (ICE) — most of their weight is midcar, fore and aft, and low in the chassis — lends itself to stability and good roadholding. Mark Phelan, Detroit Free Press, 18 Sep. 2021

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First Known Use of roadholding

1921, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of roadholding was in 1921

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“Roadholding.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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