Meaning of “tyre” in the English Dictionary


"tyre" in English

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tyrenoun [ C ]

UK US tire uk /taɪər/ us /taɪr/

A2 a thick rubber ring, often filled with air, that is fitted around the outer edge of the wheel of a vehicle, allowing the vehicle to stick to the road surface and to travel over the ground more easily:

I've got a flat tyre (= the air has gone out of it).
He was driving along the motorway when his tyre burst.
I keep a spare tyre in the back of the car.

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(Definition of “tyre” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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tyrenoun [ C ]

us /tɑɪər/ Br


(Definition of “tyre” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)