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Definition of helm noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

helm

 noun
noun
NAmE//hɛlm//
 
 
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  • a handle or wheel used for steering a boat or ship compare tiller
  • Idioms
      at the helm
       
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    1. 1in charge of an organization, project, etc.
    2. 2steering a boat or ship
      take the helm
       
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    1. 1to take charge of an organization, project, etc.
    2. 2to begin steering a boat or ship
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: helm