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 The suspension and steering gear are similarly familiar. Tribune News Service, cleveland, "My 1st ride in a Lordstown Motors electric pickup: It’s real, but will that be enough? (review)," 16 Nov. 2020 Water may enter through the steering gear box cover and cause a loss of electric power steering assist. Detroit Free Press, "Car recalls for July 2-9," 10 July 2020 Water may enter through the steering gear box cover and cause a loss of electric power steering assist. Detroit Free Press, "Car recalls for July 2-9," 10 July 2020 Water may enter through the steering gear box cover and cause a loss of electric power steering assist. Detroit Free Press, "Car recalls for July 2-9," 10 July 2020 Water may enter through the steering gear box cover and cause a loss of electric power steering assist. Detroit Free Press, "Car recalls for July 2-9," 10 July 2020 In certain driving conditions, such as high temperatures and rough road surfaces, a steering gear tie rod may become damaged, possibly resulting in a fractured tie rod. Detroit Free Press, "Car recalls for June 25-July 2," 3 July 2020 In certain driving conditions, such as high temperatures and rough road surfaces, a steering gear tie rod may become damaged, possibly resulting in a fractured tie rod. USA TODAY, "Car recalls for June 25-July 2," 3 July 2020 Water may enter through the steering gear box cover and cause a loss of electric power steering assist. Detroit Free Press, "Car recalls for June 25-July 2," 3 July 2020

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First Known Use of steering gear

1851, in the meaning defined above

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30 Nov 2020

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“Steering gear.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/steering%20gear. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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