Hay 2 definiciones de tyre en inglés:

tyre1

Saltos de línea: tyre
Pronunciación: /ˈtʌɪə
 
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(US tire)

sustantivo

1A rubber covering, typically inflated or surrounding an inflated inner tube, placed round a wheel to form a soft contact with the road.
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  • The shocks absorber setting allows maximum contact between the tire and the road surface.
  • In situations where you would expect understeer on street tyres, the sticky rubber endows the front end with amazing grip.
  • The Rascal is a tracked vehicle with six double road wheels with rubber tyres on each side.
1.1A strengthening band of metal fitted around the rim of a wheel, especially of a railway vehicle.
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  • The derailed train cars were carrying tires and mixed merchandise.
  • These vehicles are not Hi-Rail equipped but do have a steel flange fastened on the inside of the tires.
  • One problem the team had to overcome was that zinc oxide, which is an essential component of the tires, disrupts the coupling process.

Origen

late 15th century (denoting the curved pieces of iron plate with which carriage wheels were formerly shod): perhaps a variant of archaic tire, shortening of attire (because the tyre was the ‘clothing’ of the wheel).

Derivativos

tyred

adjetivo
[in combination]: a rubber-tyred vehicle

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Palabra del día nous
Pronunciación: naʊs
noun
common sense; practical intelligence

Hay 2 definiciones de tyre en inglés:

Tyre2

Saltos de línea: Tyre
Pronunciación: /ˈtʌɪə
 
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A port on the Mediterranean in southern Lebanon; population 41,800 (est. 2009). Founded in the 2nd millennium bc as a colony of Sidon, it was for centuries a Phoenician port and trading centre.

Derivativos

Tyrian

adjetivo & sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • He laid her on a couch spread with cloths of Tyrian dye, and called her his wife, and put her head upon a pillow of the softest feathers, as if she could enjoy their softness.
  • She gathered all the Tyrians who opposed Pygmalion and came to North Africa where she leased all the land she could surround with the skin of a bull from the natives.
  • This means that, unlike the interior of the island, which is populated only by Tyrians, the coast is held by both the Tyrians and the Iberians.

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