oversteer

[n. oh-ver-steer; v. oh-ver-steer]
noun
1.
handling of an automotive vehicle that causes turns that are sharper than the driver intends because the rear wheels slide to the outside of the turn before the front wheels lose traction.
verb (used without object)
2.
(of an automotive vehicle) to undergo or handle with an oversteer, especially excessively.
Compare understeer.


Origin:
1935–40; over- + steer1

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oversteer (ˌəʊvəˈstɪə)
 
vb
1.  (of a vehicle) to turn more sharply, for a particular turn of the steering wheel, than is desirable or anticipated
 
n
2.  the tendency of a vehicle to oversteer

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Example sentences
Adjusting or changing them can change the stiffness of the suspension in roll
  and alter understeer and oversteer.
And that slight oversteer to be able to throttle through a corner.
During this tramping the handling characteristics become severely oversteer.
With a combination-unit truck, a jackknife crash results from an oversteer
  situation.
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