understeer

noun un·der·steer \ ˈən-dər-ˌstir \
Updated on: 23 Jan 2018

Definition of understeer

: the tendency of an automobile to turn less sharply than the driver intends

understeer

play \ˌən-dər-ˈstir\ intransitive verb

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1936


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