Noun(1) steering mechanism for a vessel; a mechanical device by which a vessel is steered(2) (figurative
Verb(1) be at or take the helm of
(1) To his credit, he was at the helm as his country industrialized.(2) Despite the fact he continues to helm the magazine, everyone over there seems to have thrown in the towel.(3) In fact, the Coast Guard allowed Sea Scouts with the rank of quartermaster to take the helm of the small boat during recovery operations.(4) They reined up next to the young travelers, and the point rider raised the visor on his helm as he looked down to them.(5) Just a few feet in front of her she could see a hooded figure manning the helm of the ship.(6) In a time of crisis, a majority of Israelis still trust Sharon to be at the helm more than any other leader.(7) Even when in this position it was still possible to helm the boat from a sitting position, thus offering additional protection to anyone on board.(8) When there was talk of a change of leadership at the helm after the poll debacle, he emerged as Antony's unlikely supporter.(9) It was an honour to be placed at the helm , but it was more of a challenge than he was prepared for because the Telegraph was an ailing business time-warped in the 1950s.(10) He turned to the quarterdeck, his father falling into the helm , sending the wheel into a vigorous spin.(11) Within a week of arriving on the French Riviera, Prince fired Lambert and decided to helm the film himself.(12) The helm , the shield and the sword from Henry V's funeral were magnificently displayed, and so was the tournament and horse armour of Henry VIII.(13) The captain cut the comm link and took a deep breath, after which the helm spoke.(14) Ritter took the helm and steered the ship into the sea.(15) It secured its director a two-picture deal with Warner Brothers and a position at the helm of the next instalment of the beleaguered Batman franchise.(16) In October 1999, Marshall became one of 13 women at the helm of a state supreme court.
(1) at the helm :: aan die stuur
1. tiller ::
2. wheel ::
3. steering gear ::
4. rudder ::
Different Formshelm, helms
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