steering gear

the apparatus or mechanism for steering a ship, automobile, bicycle, airplane, etc.

1865–70 Unabridged
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steering gear
any mechanism used for steering a vehicle, ship, aircraft, etc

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Example sentences
The steering gear box shall not have loose or missing mounting bolts or cracks in the gear box or mounting brackets.
The pitman arm on the steering gear output shaft shall not be loose.
Lock on hatch between main engine room and steering gear space.
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