Definition of sipe in English:


Line breaks: sipe
Pronunciation: /sʌɪp


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


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

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