bias-ply tire


bi·​as-ply tire ˈbī-əs-ˌplī- How to pronounce bias-ply tire (audio)
: a pneumatic tire having crossed plies of cords set diagonally to the center line of the tread

Word History

First Known Use

1965, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bias-ply tire was in 1965

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“Bias-ply tire.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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