spare tyre

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spare tyre

n
1. (Automotive Engineering) an additional tyre, usually mounted on a wheel, carried by a motor vehicle in case of puncture
2. (Anatomy) slang jocular Brit a deposit of fat just above the waist
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The expected need in spare tires per year amounts to about 36 000 tires.
Based on the data collected, TPMS has a positive influence on rolling tires but not on spare tires.
Kronberg is not alone; many carmakers have eliminated spare tires to improve fuel economy.
I prefer the flat design as it makes securing large objects like tents or spare tires easy.
MANILA -- Airport policemen on Wednesday arrested a former policeman and his companion who were believed to be behind the theft of spare tires taken from vehicles parked at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia).
Due to a production issue that has since been corrected, the spare tires in some of the recalled cars may have too much or not enough air in them, NHTSA said.
Aiming to expand cooperation with Nissan, Cheng Shin will also provide spare tires for the Japanese firm to distribute in North America.
Life insurance is like parachutes, spare tires and life jackets that way.
said Tuesday it will recall about 110,000 units of its Tundra pickup truck sold in the United States as possible corrosion resulting from road salts may cause spare tires to fall off.
About one-third of the listed accidents were alleged to be the result of old, unused spare tires that failed shortly after being put into service, although they looked like new.
It will manufacture bias tires for light trucks, tires for motorcycles, bias tires for industrial vehicles and mini spare tires for sale in the Vietnamese market and export to Japan.
That innovation allowed spare tires, already inflated and mounted on the rims, to be easily substituted for those that had gone flat.