whitewall

noun
white·​wall | \ ˈ(h)wīt-ˌwȯl How to pronounce whitewall (audio) \

Definition of whitewall

: an automobile tire having a white band on the sidewall

Examples of whitewall in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web So, for Costner, childhood family vacations usually meant him and his brother in the back seat of a Buick with whitewall tires and no air-conditioning, exploring their home state. Rachel Chang, Travel + Leisure, 21 July 2021 The little whitewall tires fit the mid-20th-century theme. Peter Valdes-dapena, CNN, 8 Apr. 2021 Completing the makeover is a Chocolate Brown convertible top made of Stayfast material and EVOD one-off wheels wrapped in Nitto whitewall tires. Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 1 Apr. 2021 It has been lowered, shaved, and has disc brakes from a ’67 Pontiac, rocker trim from a ’66 Bonneville, window channel trim from a ’65 Buick, dual pinstripe whitewall tires and hubcaps with chrome bullets from a ’62 Tempest. Heidi Van Horne, Houston Chronicle, 7 July 2018 The Oxygene also has a light strip where a whitewall would normally be that can change colors and be used to signal other cars and pedestrians in more ways than a turn indicator could. Fox News, 8 Mar. 2018 Outside, the throwback styling shines with moon disc hubcaps and whitewall tires. Justin L. Mack, Indianapolis Star, 7 Jan. 2018 It has been lowered, shaved, and has disc brakes from a ’67 Pontiac, rocker trim from a ’66 Bonneville, window channel trim from a ’65 Buick, dual pinstripe whitewall tires and hubcaps with chrome bullets from a ’62 Tempest. Heidi Van Horne, Houston Chronicle, 7 July 2018 The Oxygene also has a light strip where a whitewall would normally be that can change colors and be used to signal other cars and pedestrians in more ways than a turn indicator could. Fox News, 8 Mar. 2018 See More

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First Known Use of whitewall

1950, in the meaning defined above

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“Whitewall.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whitewall. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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