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steering

STEERING, ppr. Directing and governing in a course, as a ship; guiding; conducting.

STEERING, n. The act or art of directing and governing a ship or other vessel in her course; the act of guiding or managing.




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STEERING, ppr. Directing and governing in a course, as a ship; guiding; conducting.

STEERING, n. The act or art of directing and governing a ship or other vessel in her course; the act of guiding or managing.


STEER'ING, n.

The act or art of directing and governing a ship or other vessel in her course; the act of guiding or managing.


STEER'ING, ppr.

Directing and governing in a course, as a ship; guiding; conducting.


Steer"ing
  1. Having no rudder.

    [Obs.] Chaucer.
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Steering

STEERING, participle present tense Directing and governing in a course, as a ship; guiding; conducting.

STEERING, noun The act or art of directing and governing a ship or other vessel in her course; the act of guiding or managing.

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importance

IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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writ

WRIT, n. [from write.]

1. That which is written. In this sense, writ is particularly applied to the Scriptures, or books of the Old Testament and New Testament; as holy writ; sacred writ.

2. In law, precept issued from the proper authority to the sheriff, his deputy or other subordinate officer, commanding him to perform some act, as to summon a defendant into court to answer, and the like.

In England, writs are issued from some court under seal. In some of the United States, writs are issued by any single judge or justice of the peace, in the name and by the authority of the senate.

In some of the United States, the writ in a civil suit, contains both the summons and the plaintiffs declaration or cause of action set forth at large, and a writ is either a summons or an attachment.

Writs are original or judicial. An original writ, in England, is issued from the high court of chancery. A judicial writ is issued by order of a court upon a special occasion, during the pendency of the suit.

Writs are of various kinds; as writs of assize; writs of capias; writs of distringas, &c.

3. A legal instrument.

WRIT, pret. of write, is not now used. [See Write and Wrote.]

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