Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “power-assisted steering”

power-assisted steering

noun [U]     /ˌpaʊə.rəˌsɪs.tɪdˈstɪə.rɪŋ/ US  /ˌpaʊɚ.əˌsɪs.tɪdˈstɪr.ɪŋ/ ( power steering)
a system for changing the direction in which a road vehicle is moving by using power from the engine to help the driver turn the vehicle: Power steering, electric windows and central locking are standard features on all models.The engine and engine partsEngines and motors
(Definition of power-assisted steering noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of power-assisted steering

Word of the Day


willing to give money, help, kindness, etc., especially more than is usual or expected

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More