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Steer

stɪər

Meanings of Steer:

verb

Guide or control the movement of (a vehicle, vessel, or aircraft), for example by turning a wheel or operating a rudder.

Usage examples:

He steered the boat slowly towards the busy quay
noun

The type of steering of a vehicle.

Usage examples:

Some cars boast four-wheel steer

Meanings of Steer clear of:

phrase

Take care to avoid or keep away from.

Usage examples:

Steer clear of fatty food
idiom

To avoid someone or something because you think the person or thing may cause trouble or be dangerous

Usage examples:

Davis steered clear of politics because of all the problems his father had had as governor.

Steerable

ˈstɪə.rə.bəl

Meanings of Steerable:

adjective

That can be steered (= made to go in the direction you want)

Usage examples:

Parachutes come in steerable or non-steerable varieties.

Steerage

ˈstɪə.rɪdʒ

Meanings of Steerage:

noun

The part of a ship providing the cheapest accommodation for passengers.

Usage examples:

Poor emigrants in steerage

Meanings of Steerageway:

noun

The rate of headway required if a ship is to be controlled by the helm.

Usage examples:

The boat gained steerage way

Steered

stɪər

Meanings of Steered:

verb

Guide or control the movement of (a vehicle, vessel, or aircraft), for example by turning a wheel or operating a rudder.

Usage examples:

He steered the boat slowly towards the busy quay
noun

The type of steering of a vehicle.

Usage examples:

Some cars boast four-wheel steer

Steerer

ˈstɪərə

Meanings of Steerer:

noun

A person or mechanism that steers a vehicle or vessel.

Usage examples:

This meant that club stalwart david harrison rode with sighted mark johnson, a work colleague he re…

Meanings of Steering:

noun

The action of steering a vehicle, vessel, or aircraft.

Usage examples:

It is a good place for learner drivers to practise their steering
verb

Guide or control the movement of (a vehicle, vessel, or aircraft), for example by turning a wheel or operating a rudder.

Usage examples:

He steered the boat slowly towards the busy quay

Meanings of Steering-gear:

noun

A device, often consisting of connecting sets of wheels with teeth (= points) around the edge, that controls how much power from an engine goes to the moving parts of ...

Steers

stɪər

Meanings of Steers:

verb

Guide or control the movement of (a vehicle, vessel, or aircraft), for example by turning a wheel or operating a rudder.

Usage examples:

He steered the boat slowly towards the busy quay
noun

Another term for bullock.

Steersman

ˈstɪəzmən

Meanings of Steersman:

noun

A person who is steering a boat or ship.

Usage examples:

Aft are the helmsmen, the best of the master steersmen.

Steersmen

ˈstɪəzmən

Meanings of Steersmen:

noun

A person who is steering a boat or ship.

Usage examples:

Aft are the helmsmen, the best of the master steersmen.

Steeve

stiːv

Meanings of Steeve:

noun

(in a sailing ship) the angle of the bowsprit in relation to the horizontal.

Usage examples:

The tilt or "steeve" of the bowsprit is very important.
verb

Give (the bowsprit of a sailing ship) a specified inclination.

Usage examples:

The sail plan shows masts with a sharp rake, nicely steeved bowsprit, stub top-mast on the main, no…

Meanings of Steeves:

noun

(in a sailing ship) the angle of the bowsprit in relation to the horizontal.

Usage examples:

The tilt or "steeve" of the bowsprit is very important.
verb

Give (the bowsprit of a sailing ship) a specified inclination.

Usage examples:

The sail plan shows masts with a sharp rake, nicely steeved bowsprit, stub top-mast on the main, no…

Steeving

stiːv

Meanings of Steeving:

verb

Give (the bowsprit of a sailing ship) a specified inclination.

Usage examples:

The sail plan shows masts with a sharp rake, nicely steeved bowsprit, stub top-mast on the main, no…
noun

(in a sailing ship) the angle of the bowsprit in relation to the horizontal.

Usage examples:

The tilt or "steeve" of the bowsprit is very important.

Steganography

stɛɡəˈnɒɡrəfɪ

Meanings of Steganography:

noun

The practice of concealing messages or information within other non-secret text or data.

Usage examples:

In short, they conclude, there is no significant use of steganography on the internet.

Stegosaur

ˈstɛɡəsɔː

Meanings of Stegosaur:

noun

A small-headed quadrupedal herbivorous dinosaur of the jurassic and early cretaceous periods, with a double row of large bony plates or spines along the back.

Usage examples:

Other herbivorous dinosaurs of the jurassic included the plated stegosaurs.

Stegosaurs

ˈstɛɡəsɔː

Meanings of Stegosaurs:

noun

A small-headed quadrupedal herbivorous dinosaur of the jurassic and early cretaceous periods, with a double row of large bony plates or spines along the back.

Usage examples:

Other herbivorous dinosaurs of the jurassic included the plated stegosaurs.

Stegosaurus

ˈstɛɡəsɔː

Meanings of Stegosaurus:

noun

A small-headed quadrupedal herbivorous dinosaur of the jurassic and early cretaceous periods, with a double row of large bony plates or spines along the back.

Usage examples:

Other herbivorous dinosaurs of the jurassic included the plated stegosaurs.

Meanings of Stein:

noun

A large earthenware beer mug.

Usage examples:

A few years ago i was sitting with a friend in a seedy german restaurant off tenth avenue in new yo…

Steinbock

ˈstʌɪnbɒk

Meanings of Steinbock:

noun

An ibex, especially one living in the alps.

Usage examples:

He can outmatch a steinbock any time when it comes to climbing.

Steinboks

ˈstiːnbɒk

Meanings of Steinboks:

noun

A small african antelope with large ears, a small tail, and smooth upright horns.

Usage examples:

It now houses more than 20 of the zoo's animals, including five white lions, sitatungas, antelope, …

Steins

staɪn

Meanings of Steins:

noun

A variety of white grape grown in south africa.

Stela

ˈstiːlə

Meanings of Stela:

noun

An upright stone slab or column typically bearing a commemorative inscription or relief design, often serving as a gravestone.

Usage examples:

Scribes carved hieroglyphs on stone stelae, altars, wooden lintels, and roof beams, or painted them…

Stelae

ˈstiːlə

Meanings of Stelae:

noun

An upright stone slab or column typically bearing a commemorative inscription or relief design, often serving as a gravestone.

Usage examples:

Scribes carved hieroglyphs on stone stelae, altars, wooden lintels, and roof beams, or painted them…

Plural of stele

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