tube·​less | \ ˈtüb-ləs How to pronounce tubeless (audio) , ˈtyüb- \

Definition of tubeless

: lacking a tube specifically : being a pneumatic tire that does not depend on an inner tube for airtightness

Examples of tubeless in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Tire choice is a far more cost-effective way to address ride quality and comfort, especially given the clearance of most gravel bikes and the low pressure and reduced flat risk that tubeless technology offers. Joe Lindsey, Outside Online, 19 Dec. 2020 Some specifically address the needs of riders using tubeless tires -- because just having two different valve types wasn’t complicated enough. al, 2 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of tubeless

1855, in the meaning defined above

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“Tubeless.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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