steering wheel


: a handwheel by means of which one steers

Examples of steering wheel in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Psalm then ran into the camera’s view and climbed into the roof of the toy truck while smiling and turning the steering wheel. Hannah Sacks, Peoplemag, 6 June 2024 And the steering wheel is octagonal-shaped, with special grips at the 9 and 3 o’clock positions for those especially hairy moments. Andrew J. Hawkins, The Verge, 30 May 2024 The co-worker, who was able to regain control of the steering wheel and maneuver the car into the correct lane, expressed concern that caused the George family’s crash. Karen Garcia, Los Angeles Times, 23 May 2024 The maddening setup offers a postage stamp of a haptic touchscreen on the steering wheel to control simple things such as the radio station. Hannah Elliott, Fortune Europe, 26 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for steering wheel 

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Word History

First Known Use

1750, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of steering wheel was in 1750

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“Steering wheel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition

steering wheel

: a wheel for steering something by hand

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