Definition of power-assisted in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌpou(ə)rəˈsistəd/


(Especially of steering or brakes in a motor vehicle) using an inanimate source of power to assist manual operation.
Example sentences
  • The 2.0-litre features electro-hydraulic power-assisted steering while the 1.6 has simple hydraulic power-assist.
  • Once on the move, the first thing that impresses is how responsive the power-assisted steering is, feeling quicker than its three turns lock to lock would suggest and conferring a decent level of communication from the front wheels.
  • The hybrid truck is equipped with electric power-assisted steering as a traditional belt-driven hydraulic system wouldn't work while the engine was shut down at idle.

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Syllabification: pow·er-as·sist·ed

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