steering gear

noun

Definition of steering gear

: a mechanism (such as a gear train) by which something is steered

Examples of steering gear in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And malfunctioning steering gear caused the OOCL Japan to drift perpendicular, shutting down the waterway for several hours in 2017, Insider reported. Chelsey Cox, USA TODAY, 2 Apr. 2021 The power steering assist may be lost due to a poor electrical connection within the steering gear assembly. USA TODAY, 16 Apr. 2021 The power steering assist may be lost due to a poor electrical connection within the steering gear assembly. Detroit Free Press, 16 Apr. 2021 The power steering assist may be lost due to a poor electrical connection within the steering gear assembly. USA TODAY, 16 Apr. 2021 The steering gear mounting bolts may become loose and back out, resulting in difficulty steering. Detroit Free Press, 20 Mar. 2021 The power steering assist may be lost due to a poor electrical connection within the steering gear assembly. USA TODAY, 16 Apr. 2021 The power steering assist may be lost due to a poor electrical connection within the steering gear assembly. Detroit Free Press, 16 Apr. 2021 The power steering assist may be lost due to a poor electrical connection within the steering gear assembly. USA TODAY, 16 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of steering gear

1851, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of steering gear was in 1851

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“Steering gear.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/steering%20gear. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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