Definition of steering column in English:

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steering column

Pronunciation: /ˈsti(ə)riNG ˌkäləm/


A shaft that connects the steering wheel of a vehicle to the rest of the steering mechanism.
Example sentences
  • Cars are being designed to improve survivability of the driver and passengers, side impact bars, airbags, crush zones, soft steering columns and fittings, etc.
  • This allows it to determine the position of slower shafts, like a steering column or a window lift motor.
  • The vehicle is available with a six-passenger configuration, which does away with the center console and puts the gear shift lever on the steering column.

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Syllabification: steer·ing col·umn

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