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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Eruada said the accused stole a Samsung phone valued at N30,000, a tricycle spare tyre valued at N15,000 and a cash of N51,000 from a tricycle parked at the roadside, property of the complainant, Mr Halilu Abdulahi.
I drove the rental vehicles into Bahrain via the King Fahad Causeway with the drugs hidden in a spare tyre.
Before hitting the road, study up on these flat-tyre-fixing hacks and build up the confidence to complete this road test: Be spared: Knowing how to change a flat is all for naught if a spare tyre is not along for the ride.
In truth, the extinction of the spare tyre has been happening, gradually, for years.
Use the tyre gauge in the car emergency kit to periodically check the air pressure in your spare tyre.
Tenders are invited for Procurement of tyre Coupling and spare tyre for Sub Division NW II in AC 1, 6, 7, n 9
The Director General of Al-Hadithah Port Customs Ibrahim Al-Anazi said that while Customs officers were checking one of the consignments carried by a truck coming into the port customs, they found out this quantity of pills of Captagon of 93,000 hidden by a technical way into the cavity of the truck's spare tyre, noting that necessary actions were taken against this violation.
We had a spare tyre but no jack, anyway a lady pointed us to Richard's house and said he might be able to help.
A spare tyre has already been linked to erectile dysfunction, memory problems, diabetes, cancer and heart disease.
Major Suhail Sayah Al Mazroui, Chief of Western Region Traffic Section, called on drivers to regularly check the condition of their vehicle's tyres and spare tyre before they drive, and to change the tyres if they find any breakage or cracks.
Q I HAVE just purchased a new car and discovered it does not have a spare tyre.
A space saver spare tyre is a standard feature on new SE models and above.