Steered me away from what I wanted to know.
'-?, ship is in motion it can be steered either by the sails alone, or by the rudder alone, or by both combined.
The ship was steered into the river, and there careened and thoroughly repaired.
He had steered through many a storm with firm hand and sea-wise eye.
Four of the squadron escaped, and steered for Famagusta in Cyprus, then held by Genoa.
He rose and, taking the arm of the attendant, steered the young man out to the slab where Wassermann was unaware of the turmoil he'd created.
Admiral de Rigny left for a cruise in the Levant, and Sir Edward Codrington, hearing that an Egyptian armament was on its way from Alexandria, and believing that it was bound for Hydra, steered for that island, which he reached on the 3rd of September, but on the 12th of September found the Egyptians at anchor with a Turkish squadron at Navarino.
He steered a middle course between the factions at Rome, and sought a settlement of the Sicilian question.
Winston rose and steered Dean out to the porch abruptly.
In 1818 the Lehigh Navigation Company was formed to improve the navigation of the Lehigh river from its confluence with the Delaware to Coalport, and two years later coal was successfully carried down the Lehigh and Delaware rivers to Philadelphia in " arks " or rectangular boxes, two or more of which were joined together and steered by a long oar.
The "Vindictive" steered for it and the guns found her at once.
Thenceforth he steered clear of theological polemics.
His primary object was to prove that the world was built after the same shape and fashion as the Ark made by the Children of Israel in the desert; but he was able to show that the Malay Peninsula had to be rounded and thereafter a course steered in a northerly direction if China was to be reached.
From Cape San Lucas Cavendish steered across the Pacific, seeing no land until he reached the Ladrone Islands.
The ship, in virtue of its being immersed in two fluids having different densities, can be steered and made to tack about in a horizontal plane in any given direction.
But amidst the confusion Hale steered a middle course, rising in reputation, and an object of solicitation from both parties.
An enormous increase of business, consequent upon the use of steam machinery and free-trade openings to commerce, filled the land with prosperity, and discredited all statesmanship but that which steered by the star over Manchester.
But when I stood on the shore they at once rose up with a great flapping of wings at the signal of their commander, and when they had got into rank circled about over my head, twenty-nine of them, and then steered straight to Canada, with a regular honk from the leader at intervals, trusting to break their fast in muddier pools.
Instead, he steered the conversation toward Gladys Turnbull, who was the only other occupant of the cozy room.
31 and the German admiral steered S.
Godsal steered to westward and then to eastward, and finally gave orders to CMB23 (Lt.
There was a gap between the "Intrepid" and the eastern bank; he steered into it, collided with the "Intrepid," rang the gong to signify the imminent blowing of the charges, went astern and then ahead.
Through all the first troubles of her reign the young queen steered her skilful and dauntless way with the tact of a woman and the courage of a man.
Wallis, who had deftly steered his course amid all the political changes of the previous years, managing ever to be on the side of the ruling power, was now apparently stung to fury by a wanton allusion in Hobbes's latest dialogue to a passage of his former life (his deciphering for the parliament the king's papers taken at Naseby), whereof he had once boasted but after the Restoration could not speak or hear too little.
The round and painted shields of the warriors hung outside along the bulwarks: the vessel was steered by an oar at the right side (as whaling boats are to-day), the steerboard or starboard side.
Aristotle's was a logic which steered, as Trendelenburg has shown, between Kantian formalism and Hegelian metaphysics; it was a logic which in the Analytics investigated the syllogism as a means to understanding knowledge and science: it was a logic which, starting from the psychological foundations of sense, memory and experience, built up the logical structure of induction and deduction on the profoundly Aristotelian principle that " there is no process from universals without induction, and none by induction without sense."
gulp of expensive coffee the trip was steered back on course.
Philip steered the Campaign to victory over the developers who planned to build a 20 cinema multiplex in Crystal Palace Park.
The vessels are steered by means of a side rudder in form of a large oar.
Mandy steered the bike along the gravel track at the edge of the field, being careful to avoid the potholes.
savagery of the attack immediately steered police to search for fanatics of some kind.
The charming sommelier steered us toward a German Riesling, saying that that it was the perfect accompaniment to Chinese food.
steered a header narrowly wide from a Gary Croft cross.
The Group deliberately steered clear of detail, believing that this is better covered elsewhere within the appropriate context.
He recently successfully steered his private members bill, the Tobacco Advertising and Sponsorship Bill through the House of Lords.
Many of the early cars were two seaters, steered by a tiller, not a wheel.
Alan Lee headed a Daniel Gabbidon cross over, and then Lee steered a header narrowly wide from a Gary Croft cross.
Throughout this perilous transitional period Sigismund's was the hand which successfully steered the ship of state amidst all the whirlpools that constantly threatened to engulf it.
Commander Godsal steered from the buoy for the supposed direction of the harbour.
He steered for the open country, abandoning the tow-path, and swinging his steed down a rutty lane.
The savagery of the attack immediately steered police to search for fanatics of some kind.
Howard took one look up, saw the Flixton ' keeper out of position, and expertly steered the ball into the unguarded goal.
Hopefully, your pediatrician has already steered you in the direction of a good formula.
Most sites like this allow users to rate the tabs so other users are steered toward the better tabs and away from the less accurate ones.
One player handled the power-ups while the other steered.
Teenage years can prove even more traumatizing in the looks department if you're not steered in the right direction from the start.
Gone are the days when women steered cleared of Lee jeans because they looked too dated with old fashioned cuts and washes.
She steered clear of the risqué look, instead choosing an almost prim, pale pink Versace gown.
This stylized star was meant to symbolize both the stars in the heavens, which the ship could be steered by, if all else failed, and the compass rose which is often depicted with the same alternating light and dark.
Users with specific questions are steered to the bulletin boards to be sure their questions will be answered in a timely manner.
Beginners are often steered towards simple-to-use weight machines using the argument that free weights exercise instructions are too complex.
In recent years however, the trend has steered away from hours of sunbathing and bronzed bodies and more towards protecting ourselves from the sun.
In September 1599 the fleet had entered the Pacific. The ships were then steered direct for Japan, and anchored off Bungo in April 1600.
had directed the Third Crusade, and the policy of the Hohenstaufen and the Venetians had directed the Fourth, it was a papal legate who had steered the Fifth to its ultimate fate.
on the 27th of September 1540, and successfully steered it through many perils that beset it in its early days.
He sailed on the 23rd of January 1801, entered the Mediterranean and, his squadron being in a bad condition, steered for Toulon, which he reached on the 18th of February.
On the 9th a Spanish squadron came to him assistance, and the combined force steered for Cadiz.
An elongated body like a ship has c 2 -c 1 positive, and the couple N tends to disturb the axial movement and makes it unstable, so that a steamer requires to be steered by constant attention at the helm.
She was seaworthy in the shallow waters off the southern coasts and steered fairly well.
The horse-drawn hoe is steered by means of handles in the rear, but its successful working depends on accurate drilling of the seed, because unless the rows are parallel the roots of the plants are liable to be cut and the foliage injured.
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