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sipe Line breaks: sipe

Definition of sipe in English:


A groove or channel in the tread of a tyre to improve its grip.
Example sentences
  • A greater number of sipes ensures good traction.


1950s: from dialect sipe 'oozing, trickling', of unknown origin.

Words that rhyme with sipe

gripe, hype, mistype, pipe, ripe, skype, slype, snipe, stripe, swipe, tripe, type, wipe
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