steering

Definitions of steering
  1. noun
    the act of guiding or showing the way
    synonyms: guidance
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    direction, management
    the act of managing something
  2. noun
    the act of setting and holding a course
    synonyms: direction, guidance
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    driving
    the act of controlling and steering the movement of a vehicle or animal
    aim
    the action of directing something at an object
    navigation, pilotage, piloting
    the guidance of ships or airplanes from place to place
    celestial guidance
    a method of controlling the flight of a missile or spacecraft by reference to the positions of celestial bodies
    inertial guidance, inertial navigation
    a method of controlling the flight of a missile by devices that respond to inertial forces
    command guidance
    a method of controlling the flight of a missile by commands originating from the ground or from another missile
    terrestrial guidance
    a method of controlling the flight of a missile by devices that respond to the strength and direction of the earth's gravitational field
    motoring
    the act of driving an automobile
    instrument flying
    navigation of an airplane solely by instruments
    astronavigation, celestial navigation
    navigating according to the positions of the stars
    dead reckoning
    navigation without the aid of celestial observations
    type of:
    control
    the activity of managing or exerting control over something
  3. noun
    the act of steering a ship
    synonyms: steerage
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    type of:
    control
    the activity of managing or exerting control over something
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