steering column

noun

Definition of steering column

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

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First Known Use of steering column

1903

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steering column

Definition of steering column for English Language Learners

  • : the thick post in a car that holds the steering wheel


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