snow tire

noun

Definition of snow tire

: an automotive tire with a tread designed to give added traction on snow

Examples of snow tire in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Where else to learn the art of snow handling than within the home of the best snow tire manufacturer in the world? Kyle Edward, Forbes, 31 Jan. 2022 For those living at northern latitudes and needing a good snow tire, get the Michelin Pilot Alpin PA4 (from $230). Andy Cochrane, Popular Mechanics, 27 Dec. 2020 In past years, roughly 10,000 tourists a year have visited the town of fewer than 1,000 people for exactly that reason — to observe the bears in a kind of cold weather safari from the comfort of intense off-road vehicles outfitted with snow tires. Hillary Richard, New York Times, 11 May 2020 The new Corvette is available with all-season tires and, for those in the Snowbelt who plan to use it all year, there are even snow tires on the option list. NBC News, 23 Feb. 2020 The Altima has handled them effortlessly, thanks to our installation of a set of OE-size Nokian Hakkapeliitta R3 snow tires ($1285 for the four). Rich Ceppos, Car and Driver, 6 Feb. 2020 Clog those roads with several hundred sedans, SUVs and family vans, many without snow tires or chains, and … . Los Angeles Times, 2 Jan. 2020 Reno:Tire chains or vehicles with FWD/AWD with snow tires were required if people were trying to drive over Donner Summit on Interstate 80 or the Mt. Rose Highway on Wednesday morning, according to the Nevada Department of Transportation. USA TODAY, 26 Dec. 2019 Griff said snow tires are particularly important for rental cars because a lot of visitors are not used to driving in the snow. Taylor Sienkiewicz, The Know, 24 Oct. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of snow tire

1943, in the meaning defined above

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“Snow tire.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/snow%20tire. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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