an automotive steering system in which the engine's power is used to supplement the driver's effort in turning the steering wheel.
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First recorded in 1930–35
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British Dictionary definitions for power steering
a form of steering used on vehicles, where the torque applied to the steering wheel is augmented by engine powerAlso called: power-assisted steering
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