Definition of cross-ply in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkrɒsplʌɪ/


(Of a tyre) having fabric layers with their threads running diagonally, crosswise to each other.
Example sentences
  • Remember that radial-ply tyres offer less rolling resistance and have a longer life than the cross-ply variety.
  • The cross-ply tyre is made up of superimposed layers of textile cord running at alternate angles from bead to bead.
  • They may be forced to import cross-ply tyres to meet the original equipment requirements in the future because of the widening demand supply gap in the domestic market.
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