steering gear

noun

Definition of steering gear 

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

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At this point, the SRT gang gets into the act and devises a series of hotter variations, featuring V-8 engines of varying ferocity, as well as performance-minded suspensions, brakes, and steering gear. Al Haas, Philly.com, "2018 Dodger Charger SRT Hellcat: The world's fastest four-door," 25 Jan. 2018

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1851, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of steering gear was in 1851

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