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meanings of helm


  1. A heavy cloud lying on the brow of a mountain.
  2. A position of leadership or control.
  3. A helmet.
  4. One at the place of direction or control; a guide; a director.
  5. A helve.
  6. The member of the crew in charge of steering the boat.
  7. Alternative form of haulm (a straw).
  8. The steering apparatus of a ship, especially the tiller or wheel.


  1. To lead (a project, etc.).
  2. To be a helmsman or a member of the helm; to be in charge of steering the boat.


  1. The only named wind in the British Isles. It blows westward from the Pennine fells over Cumbria and is often accompanied by a line of clouds on top of the hills called the Helm Bar.

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