steering wheel


Definition of steering wheel

: a handwheel by means of which one steers

Examples of steering wheel in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That thick steering wheel with contrasting stitching is a perfect representation of the role Honda sees for this vehicle, and why a Honda Civic has always resonated with driving enthusiasts. Karl Brauer, Forbes, 12 Oct. 2021 As with the Skysphere, the Grandsphere was designed to be capable of level 4 autonomous driving and, as such, the steering wheel disappears into the dash when in self-driving mode. Laura Burstein, Robb Report, 3 Sep. 2021 Besides technological advances needed to provide for true self-driving, a car like Grandsphere would also require regulatory changes allowing the steering wheel and pedals to be out of the driver's reach. Peter Valdes-dapena, CNN, 2 Sep. 2021 Black Race-Tex, a high-quality microfiber material, is used on the seat centers, steering wheel and door handles. Michael Harley, Robb Report, 23 Sep. 2021 The concept car's long hood extends forward and the steering wheel and pedals fold away. Peter Valdes-dapena, CNN, 14 Aug. 2021 It could be built into a vehicle’s start button or steering wheel. Paul A. Eisenstein, NBC News, 4 Aug. 2021 According to a statement from the NSRA, these vehicles can be equipped with many modern amenities, like air conditioning, cruise control, and a tilt steering wheel. Sylvia Goodman, The Courier-Journal, 3 Aug. 2021 Responding officers found a man asleep behind the car’s steering wheel. cleveland, 16 July 2021

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First Known Use of steering wheel

1750, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of steering wheel was in 1750

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15 Oct 2021

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“Steering wheel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of steering wheel

: a wheel in a vehicle that the driver turns to steer the vehicle

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Kids Definition of steering wheel

: a wheel that allows a driver to control the direction of a vehicle

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