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tyre British & World English

A rubber covering, typically inflated or surrounding an inflated inner tube, placed round a wheel to form a soft contact with the road

Tyre British & World English

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

snow tyre British & World English

A tyre with a tread which gives extra traction on snow or ice

spare tyre British & World English

An extra tyre carried in a motor vehicle for use in case of a puncture

tyre gauge British & World English

A portable pressure gauge for measuring the air pressure in a tyre

balloon tyre British & World English

A large tyre containing air at low pressure for travel on soft or uneven surfaces

tubular tyre British & World English

A completely enclosed tyre cemented on to the wheel rim, used on racing bicycles

blackwall tyre British & World English

A tyre with black side walls

pneumatic tyre British & World English

A tyre inflated with air

whitewall British & World English

A tyre with a white stripe round the outside, or a white side wall

whitewall tyre in whitewall British & World English

A tyre with a white stripe round the outside, or a white side wall

Robert Tyre Jones in Jones, Bobby British & World English

(1902–71), American golfer; full name Robert Tyre Jones. In a short competitive career (1923–30), as an amateur, he won thirteen major competitions, including four American and three British open championships