helm

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[Helm]

The person at the helm is the person in charge, and if you happen to be at sea, that person is the one steering the boat with a device called a helm, the mechanism that keeps the boat on course.

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See Haulm, straw.

Noun
a position of leadership; "the President is at the helm of the Ship of State"

Noun
steering mechanism for a vessel; a mechanical device by which a vessel is steered


n.
See Haulm, straw.

n.
The apparatus by which a ship is steered, comprising rudder, tiller, wheel, etc.; -- commonly used of the tiller or wheel alone.

n.
The place or office of direction or administration.

n.
One at the place of direction or control; a steersman; hence, a guide; a director.

n.
A helve.

v. t.
To steer; to guide; to direct.

n.
A helmet.

n.
A heavy cloud lying on the brow of a mountain.

v. t.
To cover or furnish with a helm or helmet.


Helm

Helm , n. See Haulm, straw.

Helm

Helm , n. [OE. helme, AS. helma rudder; akin to D. & G. helm, Icel. hj'belm, and perh. to E. helve.] 1. (Naut.) The apparatus by which a ship is steered, comprising rudder, tiller, wheel, etc.; -- commonly used of the tiller or wheel alone. 2. The place or office of direction or administration. "The helm of the Commonwealth." Melmoth. 3. One at the place of direction or control; a steersman; hence, a guide; a director.
The helms o' the State, who care for you like fathers.
4. [Cf. Helve.] A helve. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] Helm amidships, when the tiller, rudder, and keel are in the same plane. -- Helm aport, when the tiller is borne over to the port side of the ship. -- Helm astarboard, when the tiller is borne to the starboard side. -- Helm alee, Helm aweather, when the tiller is borne over to the lee or to the weather side. -- Helm hard alee ∨ hard aport, hard astarboard, etc., when the tiller is borne over to the extreme limit. -- Helm port, the round hole in a vessel's counter through which the rudderstock passes. -- Helm down, helm alee. -- Helm up, helm aweather. -- To ease the helm, to let the tiller come more amidships, so as to lessen the strain on the rudder. -- To feel the helm, to obey it. -- To right the helm, to put it amidships. -- To shift the helm, to bear the tiller over to the corresponding position on the opposite side of the vessel. Ham. Nav. Encyc.

Helm

Helm, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Helmed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Helming.] To steer; to guide; to direct. [R.]
The business he hath helmed.
A wild wave . . . overbears the bark, And him that helms it.

Helm

Helm, n. [AS. See Helmet.] 1. A helmet. [Poetic] 2. A heavy cloud lying on the brow of a mountain. [Prov. Eng.] Halliwell.

Helm

Helm, v. t. To cover or furnish with a helm or helmet. [Perh. used only as a past part. or part. adj.]
She that helmed was in starke stours.

See Haulm, straw.

The apparatus by which a ship is steered, comprising rudder, tiller, wheel, etc.; -- commonly used of the tiller or wheel alone.

To steer; to guide; to direct.

A helmet.

To cover or furnish with a helm or helmet.

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