understeer

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under + steer

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understeer (plural understeers)

  1. The condition in which the front wheels of a car don't follow the desired curve while cornering, instead following a more straight line trajectory. The front wheels loosing a degree of traction and so slipping off the required line.

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understeer (third-person singular simple present understeers, present participle understeering, simple past and past participle understeered)

  1. The action of a car when it does not follow the desired curve while cornering. Tyre slip of the front wheels.

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