steering gear


Definition of steering gear

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

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Dealers will replace steering gear motor-attachment bolts and apply wax sealer. Phoebe Wall Howard, Detroit Free Press, "Ford recalls F-150, Explorer, Expedition for seats may detach in crash," 18 June 2019 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,, "2018 Dodger Charger SRT Hellcat: The world's fastest four-door," 25 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of steering gear

1851, in the meaning defined above

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