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helm

Nautical
a. the wheel, tiller, or entire apparatus by which a vessel is steered
b. the position of the helm: that is, on the side of the keel opposite from that of the rudder

Helm

A bulbous termination to the top of a tower, found in central and eastern Europe.

helm

[helm]
(naval architecture)
The tiller or wheel controlling a ship's rudder.
The entire apparatus for steering a ship.
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Edoc is poised for more growth in 2011 with Helm Marine Operations sales already being negotiated with new marine transport customers.
But Beer was dating someone else, and although she and Helm became close friends, they went their separate ways for the next decade.
Helms himself is caught guerrilla-style several times but was otherwise inaccessible.
The Houston lawyer representing Spec's, Al Van Huff, said Helm abused her power during settlement negotiations with the family-owned company.
A degree of weather helm is desirable for simplicity, however the rudder is a brake when in use, and should be used as little as possible.
GGG shall issue 200m shares of its common shares to Helm and/or Helm's assignees for a 100% ownership into Helm.
The only choice you have to make is the length of hoses you need to make it from the helm aft to the engine.
The doughty Helm released two new solo albums in the late 2000s-Dirt Farmer (2007) and Electric Dirt (2009), on both of which his voice, ravaged as it was by the disease, still sounds remarkably good.
The transient status of many American units presented opportunities for Helm to improve his financial status.
In a statement to Lane County Circuit Judge Maurice Merten, the victim's mother described the betrayal she felt after opening her heart and her home to help Helm break a drug addiction.
The text ends rather abruptly--as if conscious of the page count, for which Helm apologizes--with an unexpected comparison of Calvin and Karl Barth.
People think they're diversifying because they're putting money in different funds, but in essence they just have a high correlation of the same investment," says Helm.