bald tire


Definition of bald tire

: a flangeless steel tire shrunk or bolted to a locomotive drive wheel

called also blind tire, flangeless tire, plain tire

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First Known Use of bald tire

1900, in the meaning defined above

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“Bald tire.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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