pneumatic tyre


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pneumatic tyre

n
(Automotive Engineering) a rubber tyre filled with air under pressure, used esp on motor vehicles
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Noun1.pneumatic tyre - a tire made of reinforced rubber and filled with compressed air; used on motor vehicles and bicycles etc
bicycle wheel - the wheel of a bicycle
car wheel - a wheel that has a tire and rim and hubcap; used to propel the car
casing - the outermost covering of a pneumatic tire
flat tire, flat - a deflated pneumatic tire
inner tube - an inflatable rubber tube that fits inside the casing of a pneumatic tire
radial, radial tire, radial-ply tire - pneumatic tire that has radial-ply casing
snow tire - an automobile pneumatic tire with deep tread to give traction in snow
tire, tyre - hoop that covers a wheel; "automobile tires are usually made of rubber and filled with compressed air"
tread - the grooved surface of a pneumatic tire
tubeless, tubeless tire - pneumatic tire not needing an inner tube to be airtight
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Bank Holiday times always bring out old stored-away vehicles and odd people; one saw tricars and electric broughams and dilapidated old racing motors with huge pneumatic tyres.
A year later, the company was registered as the New Triumph Co Ltd, now with funding from the Dunlop Pneumatic Tyre Company.
Robert William Thomson, of Stonehaven, invented the world's first pneumatic tyre in 1845.
It is the brand of tire originally produced by the Dunlop Pneumatic Tyre company, and a pure-play specialist aircraft tire manufacturer.
We even celebrated the work of one famous Scot on Irish TV, John Dunlop, who invented the first practical pneumatic tyre.
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Zaber Elahi, 43, of Marsh Road, Middlesbrough, fined PS400 and ordered to pay PS90 costs for failing to wear a seat beat and using a car when a rear wheel was fitted with a pneumatic tyre which had the ply or cord exposed.
Dynapac, Atlas Copco's road construction equipment division, showcased its new Dynapac CP275 pneumatic tyre roller at the Intermat Middle East 2012 exhibition and conference.
IT all began with a Belfast vet called John Boyd Dunlop who fitted the first pneumatic tyre to his son's bicycle.
The building gets its name after John Dunlop, a local inventor who patented the pneumatic tyre in 1887.
1893: Gained a position with the Pneumatic Tyre Co.
Teresa Blannin, 30, of Fairwater Grove East, Cardiff, was found guilty of driving without insurance and driving a vehicle when the front nearside wheel was fitted with a pneumatic tyre which had the ply or cord exposed.