Noun: helm helm
Verb: helm helm
- Steering mechanism for a vessel; a mechanical device by which a vessel is steered
- A position of leadership
"the President is at the helm of the Ship of State"
- Be at or take the helm of
"helm the ship"
Derived forms: helming, helmed, helms
Type of: channelise [Brit], channelize, direct, guide, head, leadership, leading, maneuver [US], manoeuver [non-standard], manoeuvre [Brit, Cdn], point, steer, steering mechanism, steering system
Part of: motorboat, powerboat, sailing ship, sailing vessel, ship, towboat, tower, tug, tugboat
Encyclopedia: Helm Helm, California Helm, Mississippi