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Definition of Helm

Helm

  1. See Haulm, straw.
  2. The apparatus by which a ship is steered, comprising rudder, tiller, wheel, etc.; -- commonly used of the tiller or wheel alone.
  3. The place or office of direction or administration.
  4. One at the place of direction or control; a steersman; hence, a guide; a director.
  5. A helve.
  6. To steer; to guide; to direct.
  7. A helmet.
  8. A heavy cloud lying on the brow of a mountain.
  9. To cover or furnish with a helm or helmet.

Helm Quotations

A community is like a ship; everyone ought to be prepared to take the helm. - Henrik Ibsen
A community is like a ship; everyone ought to be prepared to take the helm.
Henrik Ibsen

Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.
Publilius Syrus

I followed someone who had very large shoes. He had very large shoes. Mr. J. R. D. Tata. He was a legend in the Indian business community. He had been at the helm of the Tata organization for 50 years. You were almost starting to think he was going to be there forever.
Ratan Tata

The American President resembles the commander of a ship at sea. He must have a helm to grasp, a course to steer, a port to seek.
Henry Adams

When the world becomes a massive mess with nobody at the helm, it's time for artists to make their mark.
Joni Mitchell
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Helm Translations

helm in Danish is ror
helm in Dutch is stuur, roer
helm in French is gouvernail, timon
helm in German is Steuerruder
helm in Italian is tassa
helm in Portuguese is leme
helm in Swedish is roder, styre
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