bias-belted tire

noun

bi·​as-belt·​ed tire ˈbī-əs-ˌbel-təd- How to pronounce bias-belted tire (audio)
: a pneumatic tire with a belt (as of steel or fiberglass) to help prevent punctures that is under the tread and on top of the plies of cords which form the tire's carcass and which are set diagonally to the center line of the tread

Word History

First Known Use

1967, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bias-belted tire was in 1967

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“Bias-belted tire.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bias-belted%20tire. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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