Pronunciation: (helm),[key] —n. 1. Naut. a. a wheel or tiller by which a ship is steered.
b. the entire steering apparatus of a ship.
c. the angle with the fore-and-aft line made by a rudder when turned: 15-degree helm. 2. the place or post of control: A stern taskmaster was at the helm of the company.
—v.t. to steer; direct.
Pronunciation: (helm),[key] —n. 1. Also,heaume.Also called great helm. a medieval helmet, typically formed as a single cylindrical piece with a flat or raised top, completely enclosing the head.
2. Archaic.a helmet.