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snow chains

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Definition of snow chains in English:

plural noun

A pair or set of meshes of metal chain, fitted around a vehicle’s tyres to give extra grip in snow.
Example sentences
  • A revolutionary new product proven to be more effective than winter tyres or snow chains is now being stocked in Kendal.
  • Travel to Greece and Turkey requires drivers to have vehicles equipped with snow chains in order to be allowed to cross the border.
  • Our vehicle started sliding, so it was time to put snow chains on.

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