Steering system - a mechanism by which something is steered (especially a motor vehicle)

  • helm - steering mechanism for a vessel; a mechanical device by which a vessel is steered
  • mechanism - device consisting of a piece of machinery; has moving parts that perform some function
  • automotive vehicle, motor vehicle - a self-propelled wheeled vehicle that does not run on rails
  • power steering, power-assisted steering - automotive steering where engineer power amplifies the torque applied to the steering wheel
  • rudder - (nautical) steering mechanism consisting of a hinged vertical plate mounted at the stern of a vessel
  • steering gear - a gear that couples the steering wheel to the steering linkage of a motor vehicle
  • steering linkage - mechanism consisting of a system of rods and levers connected to the front wheels of a motor vehicle; the steering gear pushes it left or right which swivels the front wheels, causing the vehicle to turn
  • steering wheel, wheel - a handwheel that is used for steering