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noun

a wheel used by a driver, pilot, or the like, to steer an automobile, ship, etc.

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Origin of steering wheel

First recorded in 1740–50
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British Dictionary definitions for steering wheel

steering wheel

noun

a wheel turned by the driver of a motor vehicle, ship, etc, when he wishes to change direction. It is connected to the front wheels, rudder, etc
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