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Pronunciation: (helm), [key]
n.
1. Naut.
a. a wheel or tiller by which a ship is steered.
b. the entire steering apparatus of a ship.
c. the angle with the fore-and-aft line made by a rudder when turned: 15-degree helm.
2. the place or post of control: A stern taskmaster was at the helm of the company.

v.t.
to steer; direct.

helm



Pronunciation: (helm), [key]
n.
1. Also,heaume.Also called great helm. a medieval helmet, typically formed as a single cylindrical piece with a flat or raised top, completely enclosing the head.
2. Archaic.a helmet.

v.t.
to furnish or cover with a helmet.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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