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1       n-uncount   The steering in a car or other vehicle is the mechanical parts of it which make it possible to steer.  
2       adj   A steering committee or a steering group is a group of people that organizes the early stages of a project, and makes sure it progresses in a satisfactory way.  
ADJ n  
There will be an economic steering committee with representatives of each of the republics.     

power steering     
In a vehicle, power steering is a system for steering which uses power from the engine so that it is easier for the driver to steer the vehicle.      n-uncount  
steering column        ( steering columns    plural  ) In a car or other vehicle, the steering column is the rod on which the steering wheel is fixed.      n-count  
steering wheel        ( steering wheels    plural  ) In a car or other vehicle, the steering wheel is the wheel which the driver holds when he or she is driving.      n-count  
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